Teaching religion in schools - Irish Times
Teaching religion in schoolsIrish TimesIn the interest of equality, there is no reason why the State should not require all denominational schools to source and pay teachers to instruct children in the religious views of, for instance, Denis Diderot, Karl Marx, Bertrand Russell, Jean-Paul ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 6:09 pm
America's “Open Door Policy” May Have
Center for Research on GlobalizationAmerica's “Open Door Policy” May Have Led Us to the Brink of Nuclear AnnihilationCenter for Research on Globalization“Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.” ― Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays (1950) . The North Korean crisis presents people on the left to liberal spectrum ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 10:21 am
One KNIGHT Only - Folio Weekly - Folio
Folio WeeklyOne KNIGHT Only - Folio WeeklyFolio WeeklyYou've seen the movie. If, for some reason, you haven't seen it, you've surely heard it. Since its 1975 release, Monty Python and the Holy Grail has become a ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 8:28 am
BASAK: Dogmatic activism - Yale Daily News
BASAK: Dogmatic activismYale Daily News (blog)Bertrand Russell once said, “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” His insight has never seemed more relevant. In the coming years, society will face ...
Posted on 29 October 2017 | 9:29 pm
“Don't Tell Me About Facts. I Don't Need
FrontPage Magazine“Don't Tell Me About Facts. I Don't Need No Facts.” | Frontpage MagFrontPage MagazineThe intellectual arrogance of suppressing campus speech.and more »
Posted on 29 October 2017 | 9:25 pm
A Harvard professor had the perfect response
Here’s his answer: My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:41 am
Premature Eradication: How the Media Kills
Philosopher Bertrand Russell contended with more sinister behavior. In 1920, after surviving a nasty bout of pneumonia while in China, Japanese correspondents pestered Russell’s future wife, Dora Black, with requests to interview the convalescing ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:36 pm
How can I minimize my chances of having a
My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one inspired by love and ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others
If we all thought alike the human race would have died out long ago. As Bertrand Russell wrote, "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." We thrive when we get along with others, and think and act ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:26 am
Phish Comes to Watkins Glen
But unfortunately, they usually do. As Bertrand Russell writes in The Problems of Philosophy, “In daily life, we assume as certain many things which, on a closer scrutiny, are found to be so full of apparent contradictions that only a great amount of ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:45 pm