A highly influential document turns 800 years old in June. The Magna Carta, which in Latin means “great charter,” is a milestone in the development of human rights and limitations on powers of the state. England’s King John, in agreeing to […]
LOTE - The lesser of two evils principle (or lesser evil principle) is the principle that when given two bad choices, the one which is not as bad as the other should be chosen over the one that is the greater threat. LOTE. […]
In a recent interview, presidential candidate Ted Cruz said that contemporary “global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-Earthers. You know it used to be it is accepted scientific wisdom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier,” […]
When I was in the process of finding the man of my dreams, a mission I pursued for years without success, I consulted my friend Max, the psychic life coach and hairdresser. Max specializes in the Law of Attraction, and one […]
Jon Stewart surprised his fans Tuesday night by announcing that he’s leaving the anchor desk of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. “It’s been an incredible opportunity to pilot this wonderful franchise,” he told his studio audience and hence the world. […]
We could soon find ourselves battling epidemics of diseases we thought we had conquered decades ago. The world has enough problems without us returning to the ones we’ve already solved.
Climate change or nuclear boom-boom? Which will do us in? Will we slowly drown in rising seas and die in weather disasters and famines, or get wiped out by nuclear weaponry? I pondered this while reading a news story about movement […]
People have an addiction to the connectivity of technology, the convenience of instant food, the pill for whatever discomforts. Industry seeks ever-increasing efficiency in creating profits. Who could possibly have the wisdom of predicting harmful new technology and yet the leadership to act upon those decisions? Would we be able to go back in technology even if we knew that it would cause our extinction?
Peaceful assembly, freedom of association and freedom of expression are basic human rights. Rights that are guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution and the laws of Missouri. Peaceful protest is a hallmark and a legacy of past movements Looks since: stitches […]