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Let's Talk About Male Hormones

Lori Day | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Lori Day

There are good things about testosterone, like the way it builds strong bones and muscles, or makes guys grow sexy chest hair. But I'm seeing a pattern to violence and aggression and the clouded judgment that unleashes that angry poison onto the world, namely that it is usually male.

4 Problems Stoicism Can Help Us With

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for some 400 years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread support among all classes of society...

Nero Sworn in as the Prime Minister of India

Ash Murthy | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Ash Murthy

This 26th of May, a 21st century Nero -- the man widely believed to be the mastermind of a 2002 pogrom that left thousands dead and many more mutilated -- has become the head of the world's largest democracy.

Paul's 'Comrade-in-Arms' Epaphroditus and the First Gospels

Robert Eisenman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Robert Eisenman

Author's note: Much of what follows is excerpted from pp. 788-801 of my James the Brother of Jesus (Viking/Faber&Faber/Penguin, 1997-98); but it has b...

'You, Nero': Pay What You Will Toga Party At Arena Stage

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Not everyone has an emperor's riches. Arena Stage is holding a pay-what-you-will toga party for "You, Nero," a play by Pulitzer-finalist...

GOP Leaders Play Games While Oil Pours Into the Gulf

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

We have real problems in the United States that have to be addressed. But how can we solve anything when too many political leaders are more interested in seizing on issues to score political points?

Nero Palace Collapse: Domus Aurea Suffers Reported Damage

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — A huge chunk of a 2,000-year-old gallery in the complex including Emperor Nero's fabled Golden Palace collapsed on Tuesday, Rome's art of...

Obama, Pundits, And Second Guessing Yourself

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

I've written about how life in our society is becoming a 'spectator sport'. I'm reminded of this as I hear pundits criticizing Obama as if their points aren't contrived to produce controversy or provoke conflict.

Rome: Nero's Dining Room Unveiled

AP | MARTA FALCONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Not only was Nero a Roman emperor, it turns out he may also have been the father of the revolving restaurant. Archaeologists unveiled Tue...