The “Problem of Evil,” the Crusades, The Birth and Development of Science, and Religion’s Effect on its Progress and the Spread of Authoritarianism

2.10 The “Problem of Evil” Many philosophers, religious scholars, and critics have written about the problem of evil. For example, the ancient Greek philosopher, Epicurus, wrote of this problem some […]

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Strict, Dogmatic Nonviolence Versus A Diversity of Tactics

In an interview for The Guardian, environmentalist and human rights activist and author, Arundhati Roy, told Stephen Moss, “If you’re an Adivasi [tribal Indian] living in a forest village and […]

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The CIA, its Devotion to American Corporations, Profit, State Capitalism, and Crushing Socialism: From Operation PBFORTUNE to Operation Ajax to Operation Condor to the Bay of Pigs

The CIA is one of the most putrid, vile, and despicable organizations on the planet that cares about nothing but money and power. Most people who have studied US history […]

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The Civil Rights Movement, State Collusion with The Klan, the Futility of Nonviolent Protest Alone, a Brief History of Gun Control, the Racism of Both Political Parties, and the Necessity of Armed Resistance

The Civil Rights Movement is often seen as a movement limited to the 1950s and 60s but truly this was just a period of heightened public activity and publicity of […]

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President Obama’s Legacy: Endless Wars For Crony Capitalism, Environmental Destruction, 2 Million Deportations, and A Growing Police State

As we near the end of Obama’s second term as President before the racist, classist, narcissist, xenophobic, Orwellian human pumpkin, Trump, takes office on January 20, 2017, it’s worth taking […]

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The Dakota Access Pipeline Protests: A Fight For Native American Survival, Autonomy, and a Habitable Planet

The Bakken pipeline also called the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.7 billion, 1,134-mile-long underground pipeline that is supposed to carry over ½ million barrels of oil per day across North […]

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The Folly of “Political Correctness,” Misandry Disguised as “Feminism,” Policing for “Cultural Appropriation,” Taking Responsibility for the Actions of Long-dead Ancestors, Collective Punishment, and the Prohibition of “Hate Speech”

 “If someone succeeds in provoking you, realize that your mind is complicit in the provocation.” – Epictetus. Firstly, I should address the acronym SJW, (“social justice warrior”). When I first […]

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The TPP, TTIP, TiSA, CETA, NAFTA, and other “Free-trade” Disasters

        BERLIN, GERMANY – OCTOBER 10: “More than 250.000 protesters gather to demonstrate against the TTIP and CETA trade accords on October 10, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. […]

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