The Thousand Year Future

A seven minute reply to the question “What is your vision of the 1000 year future of humanity?” taped at the Foundation For the Future, Bellevue, WA, August, 2003 Leading Art: Caritas.org

How Media Fear-Mongers Misrepresent COVID-19

Accentuating the negative and eliminating the positive leads to irrational and ineffective responses. Today, like yesterday and tomorrow, news outlets will announce the number of new COVID-19 cases. “Cases,” in this case, will be the ...

Why Do So Many Muslims Act Like Barbarians?

Barbarism is not in the Koran. We, the sophisticated barbarians, have driven them to barbarity. Making Palestinians pay for what Germans did to Jews during World War II has been a preoccupation of Judeo-Christian nations ...

On Burning People Alive

When we revile ISIS, we should remember the magnitude of our own massive premeditated murders and our own original sins. American pilots who dropped napalm on Vietnamese and Cambodian villages did not target noncombatants, but ...

Who Deceived Colin Powell?

If Powell had discovered that he was given a bogus translation in 2003, we might not be facing a devastated Middle East and ISIS today. In 1520, the word ‘evacuate’ was a medical term for “empty, make ...

How Brain Shutdown Explains Core Support for Trump and Clinton

We’ve evolved a capacity to circumvent rational and independent thinking to maintain social bonds, which explains core support for Trump and Clinton. What a choice! More than 150 million natural-born citizens old enough to be President of ...

Passover

Foreign Policy Journal, September 4, 2014 THE GIST: If people have evolved by natural selection, such that gods are inventions of people instead of people being inventions of gods, it follows that gods are subject ...

Know Your Enemy : NETANYAHU

Palestine Times, November 1997 On October 6th a JERUSALEM POST editorial charged that Netanyahu is “characterized by impulsiveness, poor judgement and faulty decision-making.” The next day, Yoel Marcus of HA’ARETZ was less polite: “It is ...

Thou Shalt Not Kill… Whom?

Palestine Times, December 1997 Zionism comes from the bowels of the Bible. In a display of chutzpah even more galling than the Balfour Declaration, the first Zionists invented a god who commanded them to commit ...

Whose Lord?

Palestine Times, 79, January 1998 Two annual rituals were performed last month in America. On December 12th the United States joined Israel to vote against Palestinian self-determination in a United Nations resolution that passed 160-2. ...

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