To acknowledge there are differing perspectives is harmless, but to assert intractable stubbornness in your own perspectives is the height of ignorance. To insist that all perspectives are valid – as Nietzsche did – is absolutely dangerous.
Cultural conflict is inevitable; political conflict is avoidable.
Last week an old Army buddy of mine, who is a friend “closer than a brother”, invited me to see the documentary ‘Sarajevo Roses’. It was an engaging, moving, provoking experience. It tied together thoughts and emotions that date from back during the Vietnam War for me forward to today’s wars and coming certain cataclysms. …
Today a judge in Massachusetts found Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter for her participation in the suicide of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy.
We now face a psychotherapeutic argument that would allow individuals to self-identify as different and distinct “persons” in different situations, each of which must be accepted for “what it is.”
This article was published by RAND just a few days ago, but it makes a salient point about lone wolf terrorism and how individuals are radicalized.
History shows, in spite of efforts to rewrite it, that the immigrant contributed very largely to the founding and upbuilding of this great nation.
There is a dogmatic stubbornness among the die-hard proponents of anthropogenic climate change – a refusal to consider (or, at the very most, understand) why opponents of such a notion will not roll over and play dead at the feet of “scientific consensus.” I will get to this later. It should be noted first, however, that…
She knew it would offend people, but she thought it would only offend people she didn’t care about.
They Hate Our Dead Memorial Day 2017 They want to tear down every Confederate statue and memorial. They hate so much that they hate our dead. They demand the cultural cleansing of Virginia because: Confederate monuments honor slavery and racism. No. The monuments honor the soldiers and leaders. You choose to see slavery when you…