Humanism and Morality

Image via Wikipedia There has been a wonderful and long discussion going on over at Augean Stables “On Atheist Morality,” proprietor Richard Landes’s post building upon a column by Jeff Jacoby of The Boston Globe entitled “Created by God to Be Good.” I am mostly going to address Jacoby’s argument, though I will comment on […]

Obsessive-Compulsive Israel Disorder (OCID) and Mass Hysteria

These are real phenomena, and we are seeing them acted out in growing frenzy before our eyes. Richard Landes at the Augean Stables had a crucial post last year demonstrating the astounding dissonance between world trouble spots and their attendant casualty figures and media and political-class attention to Israel. His post was based on numbers […]