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Pope tells us not to be selfish…from a gold palace in gold clothes!

The traditional papal Christmas Day message “Urbi et Orbi” — Latin for “to the City and to the World” — usually covers the globe’s hot spots, but this year Benedict also addressed the economic conditions worrying many across the planet amid near-daily news of layoffs, failing companies and people...

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Click on this link to read one of the best books out there (in comic book form) about what is going on with the U.S. addiction to war, who is making money from blood, and why the war probably won’t stop anytime soon....

Women are Stupid (from Salon.com)

This just in: Women are stupid! If you failed to pick up a copy of Sunday’s Washington Post, you missed out on this original and compelling argument: Women are stupid. That isn’t hyperbole, that is the actual thesis of Charlotte Allen’s piece headlined “We Scream, We Swoon. How Dumb...

How Sticky Is Membership on Facebook? Just Try Breaking Free

Are you a member of Facebook.com? You may have a lifetime contract. Some users have discovered that it is nearly impossible to remove themselves entirely from Facebook, setting off a fresh round of concern over the popular social network’s use of personal data. While the Web site offers users...

2008 Report: Democracy Charade Undermines Rights

(Washington, DC, January 31, 2008) – The established democracies are accepting flawed and unfair elections for political expediency, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2008. By allowing autocrats to pose as democrats, without demanding they uphold the civil and political rights that make democracy meaningful,...

'The Golden Compass' author accused of "sugarcoating atheism"

He certainly doesn’t look like a god-killer. But that’s how critics cast him: a deity-smashing heretic, bent on spreading godlessness with children’s tales. No, in person, author Philip Pullman, 61, is decidedly professorial, a little rumpled and polite, which is to say, British. Yet there’s an edge, some minor...