Why Obama apologized to Argentina, and why he was right to
President Barack Obama visited a memorial to victims of Argentina's "dirty war" on Thursday, where he gave a speech that expressed regret for the role that the US played in that country’s period of dictatorship and repression.
"The United States, when it reflects on what happened here, has to examine its own policies as well, and its own past," Obama said during the …Continue
Yeah, it’s unabashedly true. I’d take a roll in the hay with the infamous leader of the Communist world. The thought occurred to me during a rather bawdy discussion amongst friends about conservative types of people we’d consider sleeping with. And I gave it a very serious thought. Why the hell not think about it? Nothing wrong with that. And does it really…Continue
Kondratieff was correct when he wrote that communism, socialism and capitalism will all fail because they are designed to fail. The basic underlying principles have flaws.
Communism fails because it doesn't value creativity, encourages collectivism, doesn't value individual rights, doesn't provide incentives to work, has a militant attitude toward imperialism, reveals indifference to environment, it has a basic lack of ability to distribute commodities in a fair manner, it too easily…Continue
I have been wondering for a few years now what democracy means. It seems to me that it has never really existed, in representative democracy we vote for our leaders but in-between the elections officials and intelligence agency personnel (the real policymakers) seem to do whatever they wish, including privatization of public services and therefore introducing economic competition and commission type incentives to areas that should be for the welfare of people rather than reducing people to…Continue
My email to the author, because I am so tired of this kind of comparison between communism and atheism.
I discovered your book "The Religious Case Against Belief” at the library and have enjoyed it very much.
I do have one question. Being an American atheist, I was wondering exactly how did the Soviets teach "strict atheism"?…Continue
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