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A Story About Science, Knowledge, Democracy and Freedom Of Choice


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When People Are Laughing, They’re Generally Not Killing One Another


If you recently picked up a newspaper or turned on the news you may have questioned what is happening in our schools and may even have started to think whether our schools are still safe places for our children.  Recent … Continue reading

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch


This year is the 50th anniversary of Lawrence of Arabia, an epic film that has been considered by many critics as one of the greatest ever made. It was the highest grossing motion picture of 1962 and received seven Academy … Continue reading

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Tackling Climate Change – The Good News


There is nothing quite like a natural disaster to concentrate the mind.  But while most media focus on the recent Superstorm Sandy was on the immediate loss of life and property damage, little attention is paid to the effect of … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff….


The Budget Control Act of 2011 requires the president and Congress to come up with a nine-year, $1.2 trillion deficit-reduction plan by Jan. 1, or annual defense and non-entitlement programs will be cut automatically by $109 billion. Simultaneously, the George W. … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Say I Am American?


As we turn our nation toward another election we are, once again, asked to define who we are as citizens of the United States. This question for me is far more nuanced and complicated than a simple denotation on a … Continue reading

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Is Really THAT Bad to Be Muslim?


On October 18, President Obama and Mitt Romney both spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Charity Event. Mr. Obama said that while he and Mr. Romney both have unusual names, Mr. Romney, whose full name is Willard Mitt Romney, … Continue reading

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