It's the bane of public servants that Americans want statesmen and stateswomen -- people with the courage to do the right thing for the country despite the personal consequences -- but punish them for doing just that.
For too long, the church has reflected the miscommunication and polarization of society. Life isn't about being right or wrong, Democrat or Republican, Catholic or Protestant. It's about engaging the world's moral questions.
Scientists, architects, and health practitioners are continuing to demonstrate that the natural world provides all the tools we need to thrive. The only problem is we don't know how to use all of them.
In many cultures, stars play a major role in predicting the future of humans and their world. Now, humans, with the help of Hubble telescope, say they can predict the future of the stars -- for at least 10,000 years into the future.
There is no basis at present for believing that medical interventions based on postulated but not-yet-realized nanobots will perform their duties without the side-effects associated with every other therapeutic agent ever employed.