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March 25th, 2016 - 7:16 pm § in Misc.

Weimar Republic: Religion

“We are a people of different religions, but we are one. Which faith conquers the other is not the question; rather, the question is whether Christianity stands or falls… We tolerate no one in our ranks who attacks the ideas of Christianity … in fact our movement is Christian. We are f[...]

March 25th, 2016 - 8:00 am § in Misc.

AAUP Opposes Excessive Feminism

  Dear AAUP Member: Today, the AAUP is releasing an important draft report, The History, Uses, and Abuses of Title IX. We strongly encourage you and your AAUP colleagues to read it and send us your comments. The report was written by a joint subcommittee of Committee A on Academic Freedom and T[...]

March 25th, 2016 - 7:49 am § in Misc.

Gender Politics … because he is a male running against a woman.

(abstracted from Washingtn Post) Rep. The women’s group Emily’s List is committing at least $2.4 million from its super PAC  to help Rep. Donna F. Edwards defeat Chris Van Hollen because he is a male.running against a woman. Van Hollen, a leading member of the Democratic leadership in the house[...]

March 25th, 2016 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

Why is this called “Good Friday?”

Tacitus  “Nero fastened the guilt and inflicted the most exquisite tortures on a class hated for their abominations, called Christians by the populace. Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of one of our procurators[...]

March 25th, 2016 - 1:34 am § in Misc.

Tolerating Rape or Tolerating Hype?

Quotations Out of Context: Professor Unni Wikan on rape from blog Islam in Europe In the debate about rapes by Muslims in Norway, you will often find a quote by a “Norwegian professor” who said that “Norwegian women should adapt”.I myself have referenced this attitude in past[...]

March 25th, 2016 - 1:26 am § in Misc.

SMS on racism

Obama’s obvious resemblance to  his “white” grandfather makes a point.   Yes humans .. modern humans, arose in Africa. They spread quickly over the world and diversified. Diverse feature arose by Darwinian selection and by interbreeding with other human species.     As[...]