Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: life

The essentials of life

Humanity must find ways to make itself more humane and less human.

Suicide watch on Planet Earth

Even for an old man like me, it’s a terrifying thing to watch humanity make a decision, however inchoate, to essentially commit suicide.

Learning from DeMarco

"She was mighty fine."

Four Score and Seven Years Ago… at Disney World

Have we been living in a futuristic science fiction novel through the most bizarre American century yet? Tom Engelhardt discusses the demobilization of the American people and the spectacle of the 2016 elections.

All Forms of Life Are Sacred

Just because animals are cognitively different from us, why is it people's belief that they have lesser moral value? Using them is the ultimate problem—it does not matter how well we treat them.

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Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Solving the debt crisis the American way

When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

‘This is a national emergency’: Dems push for assault weapons ban amid string of...

"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

Mexico bans cigarette smoking in all public places

This concludes that the only legal place to smoke is in private residences, which makes Mexico's legislation the "world's strictest anti-tobacco laws."