Monthly Archives: April 2004

D.J. MCGuire: Dubya’s El Salvador Excellent article by D.J. McGuire: The only difference between El Salvador of the 1980s and the Iraq of today is the American military presence, but this makes taking action more imperative, not less. Unlike El … Continue reading

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MIT: Home of Open Course Ware! Now this has to be the best thing I have come across in academia. MIT has opened up all of its course syllabi, all of its lecture notes, and all of the course outlines … Continue reading

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The McGurk Effect I don’t know why this is interesting, it just is: Play the clip several times, alternating between looking at the talking head while listening, and listening with your eyes shut. Most adults (98%) think they are hearing … Continue reading

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500,000 That’s right – half a million people protested for abortion today. Half a million.

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Appeasement and the War on Terrorism Ron Smith is an international relations professor at Waikato University in New Zealand. His article concerning Iraq is nothing short of excellent: From at least the time of the Prussian theorist Clausewitz, some 200 … Continue reading

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Abortion Rights March Could Bring Thousands Every year, the Right to Life March brings thousands upon thousands of people, usually in excess of 250,000 people. Rarely do the cameras pan the crowd – rather they focus on the six or … Continue reading

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The Church as Culture Might be a repost, but if so this is most certainly a good read. Talking to the young woman in Erfurt and listening in on the debate about the EU constitution I found myself musing on … Continue reading

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Grandmother My maternal grandmother is doing very poorly at the moment. Please keep her in your prayers.

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Scientist Predicts Earthquake by Sept. 5 If you’ve heard me rave about these guys in the past, you know what I am talking about. This team successfully predicted earthquakes in the past with some degree of regularity. I’d be interested … Continue reading

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Last Words Of A Hero: ‘I’ll Show You How An Italian Dies’ Now that’s hardcore, and definitely a hero in my book. Reminds me of Proximo in the movie Gladiator: “In the end, we’re all dead men. Sadly, we cannot … Continue reading

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