(78 comments) SHARE Friday, April 29, 2016 Jesus: The Grim Truth
Contrary to the widespread belief, Jesus has caused incalculable harm to the human species. Whether that is on behalf of the pious mission of divorcing us from this pig of a world or the result of a naive do-gooder's incompetence is an open question
(67 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 23, 2016 Religion and Science, Again
Despite many well-meaning attempts to reconcile religion and science, the two disciplines are and will always remain irreconcilable because of each's essential nature.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, August 25, 2017 Three Hitler Paradoxes
Hitler gave birth to modern Israel, made a fatal error right after Pearl Harbor, and by staying alive to the end deprived his followers of any excuses and illusions.
(6 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Conservative Mischief
The nonsense about FDR and about regulation requires calling out. See the verdict of history.
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, April 22, 2016 The Return of the Invisible World
The invisible world of God, angels, devils has been replaced by the invisible world of atoms,carbon monoxide, climate change.
(7 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 30, 2016 The Future Does Not Exist---Yet
Many people make a living, esp. on Wall St., by gauging the future. But in fact no one knows what they are talking about because the future contains no facts.
(6 comments) SHARE Monday, July 24, 2017 "I Hope He Fails"?
As to presidential success, the shoe is on the other foot ...yes, as patriotic Americans worried over the consequences of bad policies, liberals cannot but "hope he fails."
(26 comments) SHARE Saturday, May 7, 2016 God: The Last Word (sort of)
Alleged scientific proof of God's existence--or non existence, for that matter--is impossible to find and irrelevant in any case because we have no idea about His personality, agenda, language, mandates. Hence, it is as if He does not exist.
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 13, 2017 President Trump's Big Mistake About Lying
Our so-called President believes that truth telling is for losers. The reverse is actually true.
Reality is like a dozing giant who reacts to our casual daily lies with a slight flutter of a shut eyelid, as it would to a buzzing fly. But when aroused, reality is a frightening thing to behold. In the words of the poet, it "smites once and smites no more." Reality does not just kick you in the rear but with brass knuckles
(9 comments) SHARE Monday, April 18, 2016 Does Socialsm Have a Future?
The dysfunction of capitalism makes socialism attractive, but the latter is not likely to improve matters. There is no easy way out from the human condition.
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, May 6, 2016 How Libertarian Conservatives Ape the Communists
If Communists justify purges as necessary for building the worker's paradise, so do Libertarian Conservatives justify avoidable illnesses and deaths as necessary to keep the market free of regulations.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Male Heterosexuality: Some Notes
Until the advent of the Pill, men pursued women rather than the other way around because sex had much greater consequences for women than for men.