Archive for September 11th, 2008

Warning: the candidate for Vice-President knows nothing about foreign policy

| September 11, 2008 | 4 Replies
Warning: the candidate for Vice-President knows nothing about foreign policy

I have only seen this excerpt of Charlie Gibson’s interview of Sarah Palin, not the whole interview.  So far, it confirms the impression of all honest self-critical people.   Sarah Palin resembles a high school student trying to bluff her way through an answer in class.   She is incompetent to be Vice-President because she is uninformed, […]

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The lies of McCain – the video.

| September 11, 2008 | 5 Replies
The lies of McCain – the video.

These dishonest and despicable ads show that McCain has no honor in modern times.   He has now expended all of whatever good will he once had. The person who approved these ads cannot be trusted to assume a leadership position of any organization.  These ads are far beyond spinning.  They consciously misconstrue the facts.  They […]

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What is religion? Here are two points of view, plus Elvis

| September 11, 2008 | Reply
What is religion?  Here are two points of view, plus Elvis

What is religion?    The video below features a short excerpt and animated discussion involving Sam Harris and Rabbi David Wolp.  It’s both serious and entertaining.  The Rabbi calls religion “the path to God,” then elaborates, before Harris begins his cross-examination. Contrast the Rabbi’s definition to that of Jonathan Haidt’s radical reformulation of what religion is: […]

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