Scrapping abortion rights got the headlines. But don’t ignore the Court’s assault on gun regulations and the separation of church and state. A great short essay by the conservative David Frum (George W. Bush’s speechwriter) in the Atlantic is “Roe is the New Prohibition.” For a great analysis of recent Supreme Court rulings on abortion, … Continue reading Three Supreme Court decisions with long-term consequences
Many thinkers believe that we will eventually be able to preserve our consciousness indefinitely. There are a number of scenarios by which this might be accomplished but so-called mind uploading is one of the most prominent.
© Darrell Arnold Ph.D.– (Reprinted with Permission) https://darrellarnold.com/2020/05/18/the-erosion-of-the-soul-in-the-era-of-stupidity/ In President Obama’s recent online commencement speech, he criticized President Trump. Hearing this, I wondered immediately what false and hostile tweets Trump would send in retaliation.
Isaias Afwerki (right), the rebel-leader-turned-president who has ruled Eritrea as a totalitarian dictatorship since the 1990s. Doug Mudar‘s latest post on his blog, The Weekly Sift, is titled “Accelerating Corruption and Autocracy.” It is the best summary and analysis of Trump’s malfeasance that I’ve found. And, as usual, Mudar’s work is painstakingly researched and his … Continue reading Trump: Corruption and Autocracy
Beginning today I will be giving readers the option to support my work on Patreon. Why Am I Doing This? The fact is that my wife and I now live exclusively on our social security income in a high cost city and hosting and maintaining the site costs money. Also, researching, writing, editing, monitoring comments, … Continue reading Support Dr John Messerly on Patreon