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

September 2011

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Gene therapy to treat cancer

The New York Times is featuring an article this week about an experimental treatment for leukemia that could show a world of promise for current or future sufferers of leukemia and hopefully other types of…


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Fact-checking tonight’s GOP debate

Politifact.com has made rulings on nine points made from the GOP/Tea Party debate from tonight. Only one such ruling was deemed “true.” The “true” ruling comes from Mitt Romney, who claimed that Texas Gov. Rick…




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Amidst the rubble …

A local church sign is featuring these enlightening words this weekend: “Amidst the rubble, stood a metal cross,” which is obviously a statement in honor of the now famous World Trade Center cross, a group…



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Economic development in the Arab world

As mentioned on today’s edition of Fareed Zakaria’s GPS, the 2002 Arab Development Report identified three key elements that were keeping the Arab League, which includes most of the Middle East and Northern Africa, from…



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