Crime is uniquely susceptible to the manipulation of perceptions.
Two twin primordial catastrophes — your imminent oncoming death, and the nothingness at the end of the universe — are the rationalist version of the fall of man.
Is there a standard set of libertarian literature?
What to say to convince people of the legitimacy of international law?
An argument against militarism.
Where is a Jules Verne of today?
The recent death of Howard Zinn is a tragedy, and leaves a great loss.
Given that today is the 20th anniversary of a pivotal event in history, perhaps some reflections on history are in order. But “optimism” is not the right word for it; neither is “pessimism”. Certainly, if we emphasise the world wars,
From William James.
Fundamentalist Consumerism and an Insane SocietyBy Bruce E. Levine/ Z Magazine February 2009 http://www.zmag.org/zmag/viewArticle/20446