Infomocracy (Tor, $24.99) by Malka Older presents a futuristic world with eerie parallels to current events. In this imagined reality, countries are micromanaged by centenals, mini-democracies that vote
Religious delusions are destroying us: “Nothing more than man-made contrivances of domination and submission” |
Yet attempt to disabuse aficionados of the brain-warping faiths in the name of which so much blood has been and is being spilled, and so much unnecessary anguish forced on so many innocents, and they quite
The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics. But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made of
Tired of being stigmatized and shunned, some atheists have set out to daylight the moral values they live by, and why. Some are specifically reclaiming words like morality and spirituality, which have
History can fine tune and temper theology, and theology can expand the limits of history with faith in new possibilities, but it is the life of human beings in the real body where true history is made.
Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama says he is "absolutely committed to making sure" Israel maintains a military advantage over Iran. His comments to The New York Times, published on Sunday, come
Religious institutions that use government power in support of themselves and force their views on persons of other faiths, or of no faith, undermine all our civil rights. Moreover, state support of an
This is a summary of the short story called "The God Gun," by science fiction author Barrington Bayley, which was written in the early 1970s. Today, in spite of considerable advances in technology, most
Don't get us wrong: gin and tonics are great — particularly when employing top-notch ingredients — but gin's versatility lends itself well to a host of enticing cocktails that are more than worth exploring.
When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were