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

July 2013



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Poverty in America

I largely agreed with the first 1,600 words of this speech by Newt Gingrich that examines the continued persistence of racism, poverty and crime in the inner cities here in the 21st century and the…


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Killing in the name of

This chilling chart shows the likelihood that killings will be found to be “justifiable,” compared to white on white crime: content/uploads/2013/07/justifiable-killings.png”> Credit: Frontline[/caption] Here is a study conducted by John Roman and Mitchell Downey in 2012 and…




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Boehner and climate change

Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., along with 21 members of Congress sent a letter this week to Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, requesting a debate on climate change. The letter is available in PDF form here. The…




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Finding purpose without religion

A fellow Bunch member of mine, Ben Kervin, recently said he was “surprised” that he was feeling a lack of purpose thanks to his deconversion to atheism a couple years ago: It’s great to be free…


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