Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Social Sciences and Public Policy, by Dr. Jim Eckman

As a result of the 18th century Enlightenment, Western Civilization began an intellectual journey to develop, in the words of philosopher David Hume, a “science of man.” The Enlightenment leaders sought for the social sciences a level of certainty achieved … Continue reading

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The Feminization of Christianity by William Lane Craig

Dear Dr. Craig, I have usually found your words to be a source of information and reassurance in my Christian faith, and have often sought out your writings and videos in times of doubt or questioning. So I was really … Continue reading

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Americans Want a Fascist Police State! By Onan Coca

If you haven’t realized the state of ignorance that exists among our fellow citizens in the United States of America, then you may be about to learn a hard lesson.  Author and activist Mark Dice recently strolled among the … Continue reading

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No Sex Please, We’re Japanese

Why Japanese Women Are Choosing Their Careers Over Having Sex – And Aren’t That Bothered About It Japanese women and men having sex – or rather not having sex – are the subject of a brilliant new documentary by BBC’s Anita Rani – No Sex Please, … Continue reading

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A New Map of How We Think: Top Brain/Bottom Brain, by Stephen M. Kosslyn and G. Wayne Miller

Forget dated ideas about the left and right hemispheres. New research provides a more nuanced view of the brain Author and neuroscientist Stephen Kosslyn talks to WSJ editor Gary Rosen about the practical implications of new brain research. Are you … Continue reading

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Should Dogs Be Granted Personhood? by Dr. Jim Eckman

Gregory Berns, professor of neuroeconomics at Emory University, … concludes that “the ability to experience positive emotions, like love and attachment, would mean that dogs have a level of sentience comparable to that of a human child.  And this ability … Continue reading

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British ate frogs’ legs before French

Having lived eight Summers in Paris and the last two summers in London, I feel an affinity toward these countries, their people, and their cultures. FROGS’ legs are considered a French delicacy, but new archaeological evidence suggests ancient Britons were … Continue reading

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