Climate change has been a constant in Earth’s history for some four billion years. It is a hot topic today mainly because people abuse language. Whether it is called “Climate Change,” “Climate Disruption,” “Global Warming,” or something else, it is really about Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) – the theory that man’s impact on the global environment through industrialization and burning fossil fuels is leading to dangerous, perhaps even catastrophic warming of the planet. Continue reading “Climate Change is Real – Why Be Skeptical?”
Month: January 2016
The New Bigotry
“The New Civil War” an article in U.S.News by Robert Schlesinger July 24, 2015 is an example of what might properly be called “The New Bigotry.” Continue reading “The New Bigotry”
Science vs. Religion
I recently read that in 1981 the National Academy of Science approved the following statement; “Religion and science are separate and mutually exclusive realms of human thought whose presentation in the same context leads to misunderstanding of both scientific theory and religious belief.” Ian Barbour, “Religion and Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues,” (1997), quoted in […]
A Paralysis of Moral Relativism
A tweet from Salon.com read,
“Pundits decrying the barbarity of ISIS might wanna take a closer look at American history”
A View on the “War on Terror”
What are we fighting? Who is attacking us? “Terrorist” doesn’t cut it. A terrorist is someone who engages in the tactics of terrorism. It says nothing about his goals or reasons.
What is a Healthy Society?
I asked myself how can we weigh or measure policies coming from different perspectives? By what yardstick can we gauge their validity?