Philosophy & Ethics

California’s Very Expensive Free Healthcare

What will cost $400 billion, a giant leap over California’s total health care budget for 2018 of $179.5 billion, yet is not mentioned by California lawmakers? California's free "single-payer" healthcare proposal. ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 28 2017 - 8:26am

Is Chris Portier The Andrew Wakefield Of Pesticides?

Christopher Portier, Ph.D., recently gave a deposition  in liability litigation hearings related to cases filed by environmental lawyers against Monsanto’s Roundup. If you are not aware, Dr. Portier is external special adviser to the International Agency ...

Article - David Zaruk - Oct 17 2017 - 12:01pm

Environmental Lawyers At NRDC Sue To Have Higher CO2 Emissions

Meleah Geertsma, a senior attorney in the midwestern US for Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)- yes, they have so many attorneys they have titles like "Senior" and for geographical regions- says they are suing the federal government...again ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 20 2017 - 6:33pm

Smart Levels And Many World/Mind Zen Ethics

Life is a gamble, every day, all day, in a most greedy casino with unwritten rules and players rewriting the rules, re-interpreting them if you accidentally won too much without having the right friends, putting you back in your place. How do people of di ...

Article - Sascha Vongehr - Jan 3 2018 - 1:58am

Corporate Funding Is The Future Of Academic Science

With tax cuts in 2018, the federal government is going to either increase the deficit or cut spending. And conservatives argue spending should be cut. Will that impact science? It certainly will, but science was also not helped by the Obama administration, ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 29 2017 - 1:21pm

Phil/Evo Fundaments Of Our Deceiving In Denial, Justifying With Obvious Lies II: The Very Bottom

Any justification is fundamentally deception because there is no link from fundamental meaninglessness to why I should go on living. My a priori finding myself embodied in a world and the necessary physical causal creation myth involving emergence by algor ...

Article - Sascha Vongehr - Apr 14 2018 - 3:52am

UC San Francisco Tobacco-Funded Researchers Argue Cigarette Addiction Is More Social And Less Physical

Many people are addicted to a stimulant. Lawyer-driven groups like Center for Science in the Public Interest have long wanted to sue coffee companies over caffeine but haven't gained much traction despite their efforts to claim it causes things like b ...

Article - News Staff - May 1 2018 - 3:27pm

Dennis Kucinich Got Big Payday From Center For Food Safety To Promote Their Clients

Center for Food Safety, a controversial litigation group that has been shown on numerous occasions to be conspiring to manipulate the public about American agriculture, is in the news again. This time for paying former Democratic Congressman, former race-b ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 10 2018 - 3:56pm

No Ghost In The Machine: AI Taking Over The World Is Unscientific Paranoia

Should we be afraid of artificial intelligence? For me, this is a simple question with an even simpler, two letter answer: no. But not everyone agrees – many people, including the late physicist Stephen Hawking, have raised concerns that the rise of power ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 24 2018 - 10:51am

Modus Operandi: The Methods By Which EPA & ATSDR Keep The Fear Alive

George Washington may be the only popularly elected ruler in History who, when his supporters offered to crown him King, relinquished his power, instead. Politically speaking, that was a very unnatural thing to do. Historically, federal agencies have not s ...

Article - Frank Schnell - Nov 7 2018 - 6:31pm