How to Tell if That Clump of Cells is Alive

“True law is right reason in agreement with nature; it is of universal application, unchanging and everlasting; it summons to duty by its commands, and averts from wrongdoing by its prohibitions...Whoever disobeys is fleeing from himself and denying his human nature, and by reason of this very fact he will suffer the worst penalties, even … Continue reading How to Tell if That Clump of Cells is Alive

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CFACT: The Group for Common Sense Environmentalism

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking with Adam Houser, the national director of collegians of CFACT - Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow. CFACT is a national, non-profit organization that advocates for free-market environmentalism. According to Houser, CFACT seeks to protect the earth from serious environmental issues while at the same time distancing itself … Continue reading CFACT: The Group for Common Sense Environmentalism

The Great Potential of Drones

It seems as though almost every day, there is news of a new US drone strike in some foreign country. Just recently, one killed 4 al Qaeda terrorists in Yemen. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have the potential to be extremely beneficial to the United States and the world in general. They enable us to eliminate threats to … Continue reading The Great Potential of Drones

Why Aren’t We Honestly Confronting Terrorism?

I grew up in a post-9/11 New York City. While I was too young to remember much of that tragic day myself, I do remember distinctly the pervasive sense of fear that existed that day, and in the days, weeks, and months following it. There is something which stays with you forever about seeing your … Continue reading Why Aren’t We Honestly Confronting Terrorism?

I’m Skeptical of Climate Change – Here’s Why

The earth’s climate is always changing. But as a skeptic of anthropogenic climate change theory I am not so arrogant to believe humans either omnipotent or omniscient, having neither the force to significantly alter the earth’s climate with our daily activities nor the knowledge to understand all possible factors that can affect climate. Aside from … Continue reading I’m Skeptical of Climate Change – Here’s Why

Media Alarm & Unscientific Methods

How NOT to make an effective argument for climate change theory “Another Ice Age?” trumpeted a headline in the June 24, 1974 edition of TIME magazine. This headline might seem to undermine the credibility of TIME's April 8, 2007 issue, whose cover boasted “The Global Warming Survival Guide: 51 things you can do to make a … Continue reading Media Alarm & Unscientific Methods