Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Few Thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ Recent Comments About Down Syndrome and Abortion

Richard Dawkins caused a minor stir on the internet the other day when he articulated a position consistent with contemporary secularism. A woman on Twitter wrote that she would have an “ethical dilemma” if she found out she was carrying … Continue reading

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Coherence: Brief Review

Coherence is a recent movie that did not get much press in the States (I don’t remember hearing anything about it until today), but it is one of the most interesting and suspenseful films I’ve seen in some time. The … Continue reading

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Which? What? What now? Trying to Make Sense of the Michael Brown Case

As many in this country try to comprehend and process the shooting of Michael Brown last week, a lot of information has come out very quickly. Some of it is true, some of it is not. Some if it is … Continue reading

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An Unknowable Chasm: A Few Thoughts on Depression

Hours ago, police confirmed that Robin Williams’ death, at 63, was indeed a suicide. It is another dark reminder of how invisible depression can seem to the naked eye. Williams had plenty of demons, and he was never secretive about … Continue reading

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