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Entries by Philip Slater from 05/2009

Why We Overreacted to an Ordinary Flu

| Posted 05.06.2009 | Healthy Living
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Why are we so obsessed with killing bacteria? Especially when we depend on them so utterly. Small wonder our population is riddled with asthma, allergies, and other auto-immune diseases.

Time for the Military PR Folks to Come Up With a New Spin

| Posted 05.13.2009 | Politics

A little more honesty from the PR folks might be appropriate. Something like: "Look, folks, we're the military. Our job is to kill folks. If you're going to get picky about who, send someone else."

The Cancer of Religious Narcissism

| Posted 05.27.2009 | Healthy Living

The bloody clashes between Sikh sects reminds us once again of the intimate bond between religion and violence. It seems to take only the tiniest doc...