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Entries by Philip Slater from 04/2009

The Blindness of Individualism

| Posted 04.01.2009 | Huffington Post

Our individualistic ideology has spawned absurdities in every field of American endeavor, from sports and the arts to corporate finance and the war on...

Why What Frightens 'Skeptics' Frightened Einstein

| Posted 04.08.2009 | Huffington Post

I'm fascinated by the fanatical zeal with which self-styled skeptics pounce on non-ordinary events and try to discount them--largely by the liberal us...

The roots of Homophobia in Iraq and Elsewhere

| Posted 04.22.2009 | Huffington Post

Islamic fundamentalists in Iraq are murdering gay men at the urging of their imams. This is their sick way of dealing with their own repressed homose...

Why the West Bank Settlers Are Not a Barrier to Middle East Peace

| Posted 04.29.2009 | World

I think Israelis should be encouraged to live wherever they want -- with the clear understanding, however, that when the peace agreement is made, the West Bank is part of the Palestinian State.