Archive for Occupy protests

COMMENT: Liberals Suck, Conservatives Are Morons … Any Questions? (part I of II)

I wanted to title this blog post “Liberals Are from Mars, Conservatives Are from Venus,” but then I thought I would unintentionally offend John Gray and the work he does in the area of relationships. I settled on “Liberals Suck, Conservatives Are Morons.” OK, let’s try this: “Liberal Suckies Are from the Planet Suckius, Conservative […]

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Truer Words: Philanthropists As Bridges Between Science and the Public

I recently finished reading a 1998 edited volume entitled A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science edited by Noretta Koertge. Each section of this book has a bit of introductory text. I’m assuming that these section introductions were written by Koertge but I’m not certain. For the purpose of this post I’ll […]

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Truer Words: Expressing a Wish to Abandon External Reality Without Paying a Price

In my October 23rd, 2013, blog post, I pulled from the work of philosopher John Searle as a way of helping us understand the growing resentment being directed toward biology and nature. In this earlier blog post I make the argument that the lion’s share of this Resentment is coming from the ideologies of postmodernism […]

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COMMENT ON: America’s Mental Health Industry Is a Threat to Our Sanity | Truthout

Americas Mental Health Industry Is a Threat to Our Sanity | Truthout. Friday 6 January 2011 by: Bruce E. Levine, AlterNet | News Analysis Hello all. Happy New Year! I trust everyone had a great holiday season. I know I did.

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US Banks: A Modern Frankenstein’s Monster Representing Both Problem and Solution

During the course of  a rather spirited email exchange on the topic of the current Occupy protests, a philanthropy colleague of mine simply and firmly stated: “US banks nuked our economy.” My colleague made this statement as a way of saying that this core truth was to a large extent animating the Occupy protests. (Witness […]

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