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Exercise great caution when peeling back the skin of life.

June 11, 2007 | By | 8 Replies More
Exercise great caution when peeling back the skin of life.

As human animals, we are condemned to live with great ignorance in an unpredictably violent world.  To compensate, most of us work hard to develop an extraordinary expertise to protect ourselves from considering our precarious existence.  We work hard to pre-screen toxic thoughts.  We rarely contemplate our own inevitable deaths, for example.  We are often […]

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The U.S. should stop characterizing China as an inevitable military threat.

February 25, 2007 | By | 3 Replies More
The U.S. should stop characterizing China as an inevitable military threat.

Dick Cheney and other conservatives constantly warn us of the “China threat.”  Check out these headlines and articles: Chinese bid for Unocal, Pentagon worries over military spending lead to fresh discussion of Chinese ‘threat’.  Revving Up the China Threat  US exaggerates China defense – report Cheney, the Neocons and China  This belligerent U.S. attitude that […]

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