Stalin vs. the Dalai Lama

_Guest article by Julius Hungeski_ “Joseph Stalin”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josef_stalin said: * Gratitude … is a sickness suffered by dogs[1]. * To choose one’s victims, to prepare one’s plan minutely, to slake an implacable vengeance, and then to go to bed … there…

Net Neutrality in Pictures: CNN & GNN

Here are three pictures of the Internet in the U.S.A., as it could be in the future. !http://theparagraph.com/wp-content/articles/post86/NetNeutralityGnnCnn1.jpg! The first picture is the Internet with net neutrality, where no one’s data gets priority over another’s[1]. This is the kind of…

The Obligation to Speak for the Soldiers

To build support for the invasion of Iraq that he wanted[10], President Bush and his top advisors hyped the false ideas that Iraq was close to deploying nuclear weapons and was working with Al Qaeda, the terrorist organization blamed for…

A Simple Censure is Warranted

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Friday on a resolution to censure President Bush for his domestic warrantless wiretapping program[1]. The censure would be only a slap on the wrist, but would serve notice that the Senate is watching…

Towards the Center of the Milky Way

In 1783 Rev. John Mitchell put forth the idea of a dark star, one with such gravity that light could not escape it[1]. But after Thomas Young showed that light acts as a wave, rather than particles, the idea lay…