Chris Morris

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What the New Atheists Get Very Wrong About Religion

At that point [during the Gulf War], Hitchens, still the left-wing radical, opposed the conflict against Saddam Hussein. By contrast, George W Bush’s …

Religion

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. This is an edited extract<p>• Lanre Bakare: Go home, David Simon. Without justice …

​The 11 Most Sexually Depraved Things the Roman Emperors Ever Did

The emperors of Rome could be wise, just and kind. They could also be vindictive, cruel and insane. And most of all, they could be the worst perverts …

Ancient History

Conservatives Plan 2014 Assault on Education, Healthcare, Workers' Comp and Environment

Jon Queally writes at Common Dreams:<p>According to internal documents obtained by the British newspaper and published online Thursday, the <i>Guardian</i> …

A Quick Note

Don’t worry: The user’s email address is fake, naturally.<p>I received another angry email and I thought that this might be a good time for us to …

We are deluding ourselves: The apocalypse is coming — and technology can’t save us

Long-term human survival is at risk, and some are convinced technology will somehow save us. Here’s the hard truth<p>Last week, Salon ran an article, "Thanks for killing the planet, boomers!," where I argued that it’s wholly unrealistic to assume humanity will undertake the massive, world-changing, …