In fact, I don't want to get into that question -- I want to focus on something that's seemingly been forgotten in the recent debates. I don't mean the birth control question, exactly. When I heard that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act meant employers would have to pay for employees' birth control, my reaction was not
Former Vice President Dick Cheney got a heart transplant this week, supposedly from an anonymous donor. Pretty good for a 71-year-old with a 30 year+ history of heart attacks.
The Hunger Games
The books were beloved by more than just the
Every day of my waking life, I marvel at the grand scope of it all – how we're the Universe experiencing itself; how we are all the same atoms that were strewn about billions upon billions of years ago in spiraling clouds of gas and stardust that eventually created the galaxies we know and the world that we know. I think about human understanding, exploration, curiosity. I sit in amazement that we can live in a time where we can actually see the beginnings of our
"Atheists not starting wars? Atheists not being responsible for mass murder and the like? Dude, militant atheists were the cause for the vast majority of the genocides of the past century… (and if you include Hitler as well, with his pagan-influenced philosophy, then it would be the overwhelming majority). I shouldn’t even begin to list Lenin, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot and other proud atheists. Otherwise, you’re spot on about Santorum (although I think he is less extreme