February 2015 archive

Feb 22

Death Penalty-Painless or Abolition?

In Brief—It’s wasteful and illogical to work to make the death penalty painless for the condemned instead of working to abolish it altogether. Abolishing the death penalty would allow American society to address the many social problems that exist and become more civilized in the process. ————————————————————————————————————————– The Waste of the Death Penalty— After months …

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Feb 15

It’s the Population and Human Nature, Stupid!

In Brief—An examination of the impacts of our planet’s human population and of their inherent nature. You may not agree with the author’s conclusion and are invited to tell him why you disagree with him. —————————————————————————————————————————– The Ugly Truth About Human Nature— Cancer cells keep reproducing until they kill the host. Humans will keep reproducing …

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Feb 08

Bay’s Opposition to Limitation of Expression

In Brief—The author explains his near total objection to limitations on “offensive” speech and other forms of expression. This should not be construed to apply to his views regarding other freedoms guaranteed under the Constitution. —————————————————————————————————————————- Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or …

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Feb 01

Freedom of Expression: Justified or Offensive?

In Brief—Readers can weigh in with their views on why the Charlie Hebdo actions and subsequent killings were or were not warranted. In a second hypothetical case, readers are free to express their views on whether actions or statements can be considered beyond the pale or not. There is no right or wrong response, just …

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