Sunday, May 26, 2013

The scientific debate on climate change

The scientific debate on climate change

It is my opinion that this cartoon makes an important point.  A sober and rational view of our situation will contemplate the seriousness of this.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The times are not a-changin'

Lifted this from Crystal Downing's Book Changing Signs of Truth.  Sounds very familiar.

Summarizing contemporary culture in an essay titled "Signs of the Times,"  one cultural critic put it this way:

"public principle is gone; private honesty is  going; society, in short, is fast falling in pieces; and a time of unmixed evil is  come on us."

This apt statement appeared, however, in 1829, describing the  English culture of its author, Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881).   With apologies  to Bob Dylan, it would seem that the times are not a-changin'.

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