Worthy causes of the day: “KEEP REFUGE SAFE FOR CONDORS, NOT CATTLE”, “Prevent pollution at Colorado's Little Snake!”, and “Tell the Department of Energy: Prioritize Energy Efficiency!”
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions: “Gays as the new religious bogeymen”: R. Boteach is right. Homosexuality may be religiously prohibited, but fighting against homosexuals having a legal right to marriage does absolutely nothing to bolster heterosexual marriage or make the world a better place.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “UN Palestine Day (1978)”
- This Modern World 2008-11-17
- “CNN: One Year Analysis”
- “Officials: Olmert agrees to free 250 Palestinian prisoners”: Why? Since when has releasing terrorists ever done Israel any good? He is clearly not going to endear himself to his constituency by doing this.
- “Dancing with the robots: Austrian hexapods”