Archive for March 13th, 2007

NYT does Hatchet job on Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truths

| March 13, 2007 | 2 Replies
NYT does Hatchet job on Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truths

As reported by Media Matters: New York Times science writer William J. Broad reported on criticism of former Vice President Al Gore’s portrayal of the threat of global warming in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth by citing scientists who “argue that some of Mr. Gore’s central points are exaggerated and erroneous.” Broad wrote that “scientists […]

Share

Read More

He was trying to save your life, stupid.

| March 13, 2007 | 2 Replies
He was trying to save your life, stupid.

Former President George H.W. Bush, on his recent collapse from dehydration: Bush spoke about the incident that sent him to the hospital on Sunday, telling the audience that he became tired after playing golf in high temperatures. “The next thing I remember … I fainted and I was on the floor,” he told the crowd. […]

Share

Read More

The dangers of mythic consciousness

| March 13, 2007 | 3 Replies
The dangers of mythic consciousness

My country, India, claims to be a multi-cultural, multi-religious country. Though there is a sizeable Muslim and Christian population here, 80% of Indians are Hindu by faith. And unlike Christianity or Islam, the tenets of Hinduism are not put down in a book like the Bible or Q’oran. In fact, the Hindu religion has no […]

Share

Read More