Why we published “A Modest Proposal”

The Soft Core Sophistry editorial board has forcefully defended babies and criticized the use of force against them. Time and again we have argued that they are vital for a healthy nation and that attacks against them are barbaric, unjust, and have no place in the United States of America.

We’ve also crusaded for years against the underlying, systemic inequalities that have led to the conditions in which we now find ourselves.

As part of our exploration of these issues, SCS has published powerful arguments supporting babies, advocating for their healthy upbringing, and criticizing people eating them.

But SCS owes it to our readers to present counter-arguments, particularly by those who have good recipes.

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Life Hack: Childproofing your home

Childproofing your home is a serious issue for a lot of people, and there are many guides out there for anyone who wants to make sure their home is safe.

However, many of those sites treat childproofing as a one-size-fits-all approach, without factoring in how children change as they age.

They also get childproofing completely wrong. I’m here to make it right. Continue reading