MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

November 2010



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‘Awake!’ and be entertained!

TweetI know. I know. It’s too easy criticizing the poor Jehovah’s Witnesses, but given a recent visitation to me house from our deluded friends, I feel obliged to bring to light this baffling passage in…


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The impressive and unimpressive

TweetIf I may borrow a few lines from Christopher Hitchens’ “God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything,” here is the author marveling at the wondrous images brought to us from the Hubble: If you will…


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‘Just comical’ claims from the fringe right

TweetI don’t think you’ll find New York Times columnists complimenting CNN’s reporting very often, but one exception came yesterday with Thomas Friedman’s piece, titled “Too Good To Check,” in which Friedman lauds Anderson Cooper’s recent…




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Day-after election commentary from around the Web

TweetMaureen Dowd‘s assessment of how the more things change, the more they … Of the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker-to-be, she writes: … the elites in the White House were snuffing out the America he…