Most American scientists would agree that there is a very slight probability a person could walk through a wall based on current quantum mechanical interpretations.
However, most American scientists have the tacit assumption that there is no chance whatsoever that the United States of America could possibly be anything less than a force for good and benevolence in this world.
Why is that?
May 24, 2014
Astronomy, biology, chemistry, Cosmology, Philosophy, physics, quantum mechanics, Science, scientists, Subversion, Thought
Americans are the good guys.
Could it be possible that this statement isn’t true including up to the present moment and beyond?
May 23, 2014
Academia, America, dissent, ethics, intellectualism, Philosophy, Radicalism, Thinking, Thought, United States, United States of America, US
Yes, we can.
‘Yes, we can’ what? Where are we going and what are we trying to achieve?
May 22, 2014
Barack Obama, class warfare, humanity, Karl Marx, Liberalism, Philosophy, political science, politics, social science, socialism, Society, Thought
The Black Death that swept through Europe was not nearly as bad as the decimation of the Native populations upon European contact. So why is the Black Death portrayed as so much worse?
In that same vein, why is that mild tragedy for us as Westerners is made to seem so much worse than complete annihilation of foreigners?
May 17, 2014
Aztec, ethnocentrism, First Nations, history, logic, Maya, Native Americans, Philosophy, Racism, The Americas, The Black Death, Thought
Why do American journals, academics and the media at large give unwavering support to Israel?
May 13, 2014
Academia, Gaza, Imperialism, intellectualism, Israel, Journalism, Middle East, News, Palestine, Philosophy, Thought, Writing