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Second-guessing of Sony's withdrawal of "The Interview", and of CIA torture in the 'War on Terror," ignores a basic truth about human behavior: When we are afraid, reasoning and morality readily give way to...
Whereas European countries were once able to tap into their history for subjects for opera, America’s never succeeded in doing the same. That problem comes in part from the decline in opera as a popular, public...
by Thilina B
One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion
- Arthur C. Clarke
Is he right?
and how big of a tragedy is it? if it is one