Day: February 21, 2013

Words, Science, and Religion

Source: KPB Stevens To my mind, religion only increases its beauty by allowing scientific words and phrases (by which I mean concepts) to change it.  When I think about science, I think about it religiously.  That doesn’t mean that I try to ignore its truths and make it conform to […]

‘Outrage’, indeed!

Source: ET We were ‘outraged’ by the killing of well over a hundred — we’ll never know the exact number — Hazara Shia, including women and old men and little children, slaughtered in a massive explosion caused by an estimated 1,000 kilogrammes of explosives in Hazara Town, Quetta, where they […]

Jobless claims rise

First-time claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, according to a government report that showed continued weakness in the job market. The Labor Department report showed 362,000 Americans filed for jobless benefits in the latest week, up from 342,00 the previous week, when claims may have been limited by snow […]