We aren't supposed to be fighting for cheap oil, more SUVs, or even our skins. We're fighting for values that the Bush administration seems far too ready to violate.
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Is There Life After Death?
Michael Shermer vs. Deepak Chopra
The following is a double post. First, Michael Shermer of Skeptic magazine and Scient...
Nobody wants to believe that bad things (missing a train, losing a job, breaking a leg) are a reflection of their inner world. So let's turn things around.
In his revised but hardly new war policy Pres. Bush has flouted the will of the people by "staying the course" in Iraq, and only a speck of doubt exis...
I remain fascinated by orthodox defenders of Darwinism, who believe that the success of a scientific theory proves its infallibility.
Like Vietnam, Iraq is a quagmire. There's no reason to reach desperately for victory since defeat has already occurred.
America will emerge from the debacle in Iraq eventually, and it will do so a changed nation. In many ways, the U.S. could become a better nation. Events are already unfolding that way in several areas.
He is possibly the least compassionate man to hold the Presidency but has no guilt about claiming to be a compassionate conservative.
Sheerly in terms of strategic position, America faces circumstances beyond its control.
Recently the New York Times ran a front-age article on the phenomenon of magical thinking. Originally this was a fairly narrow psychological term, app...
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