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Why Cartoonists Get Killed

Why Cartoonists Get Killed

01. 8.2015
What happened in Paris surely reminds us of one thing: Pictures move us in ways that language cannot, and no matter how sophisticated we...
When Will Cooler Heads Prevail?

When Will Cooler Heads Prevail?

01. 8.2015
Man just kills another man Saying God had told him so Is he following God's plan Or those really in the know? Those who orchestrate...

Religion, Atheism and Terror

01. 8.2015
Religion today can be characterized by tension and fear, uncertainty and anxiety. As I cringe before the terrorist attack on the offices...

Nous Sommes Charlie: Offence Is Never Given - Only Taken.

01. 7.2015
Freedom of speech and freedom of the press are like all other rights: to keep them you have to exercise them -- and sometimes that takes...
How to Respond to Islamist Kalashnikovs in the Heart of Paris

How to Respond to Islamist Kalashnikovs in the Heart of Paris

01. 7.2015
We appease the Muslim heads of government who lobby us to censor our press, our universities, our history books, our school curricula....

Je Suis Charlie

01. 7.2015
Today the world that cherishes free speech and secularism is reeling from the devastating violent loss of life and the real dangers posed...
The Man Behind #JeSuisCharlie

The Man Behind #JeSuisCharlie

Lauren Provost  01. 7.2015
I am Charlie, we are all Charlie. Since the attack on the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which left at least 12 dead...
How Fear Of Terrorism May Put You At Risk Of Long-Term Disease

How Fear Of Terrorism May Put You At Risk Of Long-Term Disease

Anna Almendrala  01. 7.2015
Terrorist attacks like the one in Paris this Wednesday can create a climate of national anxiety -- and such a climate may come with health...

France and Muslims: What Camus Would Say

01. 7.2015
The proximate occasion for my publishing this short appreciation is, of course, the terrorist murder of a dozen staff of the satirical...
Why We Should Not Tolerate This New Barbarism

Why We Should Not Tolerate This New Barbarism

01. 7.2015
To be anti-barbarian in our time is to say "no" unconditionally to fanaticism -- not as tyrants or "avenging angels" who are intolerant...
Thoughts on the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> Attack

Thoughts on the Charlie Hebdo Attack

01. 7.2015
Being a part of this world means living with things you disagree with. The way to combat bad ideas is with better ideas. These are the...
Wicked Surveillance Is Abominable, Terrorism Is Worse.

Wicked Surveillance Is Abominable, Terrorism Is Worse.

01. 7.2015
Today's deadly attack shows one more time that terrorism is an actual threat and that, in order to protect, monitor and prevent such attacks,...
Don't Shoot the Jester: <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> and the Humorously Challenged

Don't Shoot the Jester: Charlie Hebdo and the Humorously Challenged

01. 7.2015
If your view of the world can't include humor and satire, then it isn't a view of the world -- it's a view of a very small, dark, sad,...
In the Wake of <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>: Why Satire Matters

In the Wake of Charlie Hebdo: Why Satire Matters

01. 7.2015
If Charlie Hebdo were to close because of this senseless, horrific massacre, then we're all lessened by its loss. The magazine stands for...