Einstein — “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.”
The Iranian situation is getting curiouser and curiouser. The Iranian government has now admitted that they mistakenly shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 as it was TAKING OFF from Teheran International Airport.
A Holy Requirement
Health Studies of Survivors
China must summon the strength and wisdom.
Mixed Thoughts and Sensibilities
Here and in the UK
Enormous win for Democracy
If nothing else, these attacks show how vulnerable oil production facilities are and, therefore, how fragile an oil-based infrastructure really could be, if attacked by zealots of one kind or another.
...moves misogynistic and destructive....
Well over 50,000 kids each year.
All anti-Semitism is now racial.
There has always been a Political-Economy to witchcraft, worldwide.
Responses to the Ethical Challenge
Second thoughts about the Brazilian Rain Forest Fires
This is a time ...
Just in case you were wondering how bad the Amazon forests fires are, this should put it in perspective for you
...with real leadership...
If the "Big Three" we're to meet again...
...not the first time the PM has abused his compact with the United States...
She Asks Random White Men About Privilege.
Don't like the Comparison?
I'd have advised....
What you do to the least of us....
...ambiguity might intrude at any time into what has been seen as settled.
Imprisoned for Their Poverty: Irish Boys in America, Irish Girls in Northern Ireland
Neither justice nor hate is ever lonely.
Celebrate and Confront all that we are.
...political murders, as in the Nazi era.
Kabbalah is sui generis.
Open-Minded Can mean Spilled Brains
When the wild is captive, there had better be good reasons.
Every child-bride is a rape-victim.
Class exploitation in the Near East
Just You Wait....
Who's Standing for Democracy?
Findings from Hell
...until the American tip of the hat to fascism's gone and justly dead....
And Then I Did an Even More Terrible Thing....
An interesting take on how to talk about a volatile subject in a volatile period.
Israel's the only sane recourse for Jews.
Trigger-Warnings undermine the Liberal Arts.
How Nazism Won
Bigotry begets fools.
Very Fast from Dumb to Deadly
Had I Been in a Position to Advise....
working for Good, or...sitting self-satisfied on their pecksniffian bums
Be My Baby, Osama....
War Diary From...?
Institutional Survival Always Wins
Men Honoring What's Greater Than Our Own Power
All anti-Semitism is now Racism.
Christians & Jews May Be Compatible ...& Ought to Be...tho the Theologies Are Not
Misogyny, Above All Else, is Rome's Central Bane
The Church Must Not Ditch Its Rapist Priests: Here's What It Must Do
China; we got a student outa there after the military crackdown.
I recently published a story about the republication of Mein Kampf so that I could discuss the meaning of the story in a comment. Because many of you read the article, but not the comment (we keep track of such things,) we have decided to republish the comment here as a separate article.
Antisemitism is raising its ugly head all over the internet, again. Yesterday, I received an email from someone called "Rebel of Oz" with a link to post entitled "How We Can Overthrow the Jew World Order." The sender of that email, breaking the usual protocol for these kinds of messages, added the names of 178 recipient
The hue and cry going on over the publication of Charlie Hedbo’s objectionable cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed, the subsequent deadly assault on the offices of the French publication, Jim Clancy’s reported “resignation” over since deleted Twitter tweets, Pope Francis’ criticism of the magazine’s decision to continue publishing objectionable images of the Founder of Islam, and yesterday’s statement on NBC’s Meet The Press by Charlie Hedbo’s editor-in-chief, Gerard Biard, asserting that those publications who refuse to republish their cartoons are blurring democracy has created a crisis of its own.… more
ISIS has executed a second Frenchman, Mickael Dos Santos, 22, according to an execution video released today. While an unknown number of Syrians, Lebanese, and Kurds, not to mention other Iraqis, have been executed by the outlaw regime, three Americans, and two British subjects have been executed in addition to the two Frenchmen, bringing the total of European and American victims to seven, including two American journalists and an American aid worker.… more