Reading Time: < 1 minute WASHINGTON DC – In a desperate move to ensure all eligible Americans get their coronavirus vaccinations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is vowing to revoke all previous immunizations from anti-vaxxers. If the CDC gets their way millions of conspiracy theorists who believe Bill Gates wants to microchip them through the Covid-19 vaccine […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes The logic of Christianity leads to the disturbing conclusion that if heaven is better than this life, then death is a good and desirable outcome.
Reading Time: 6 minutes [Previous: Are COVID deaths natural selection in action?] Although the Omicron wave is receding, the threat of COVID isn’t over. Over a thousand people are still dying each and every day in the U.S. alone, many more around the world. Vaccination rates remain stubbornly low, and very young children still have no approved vaccine at […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes We shouldn’t root for people to die, but we can and should conserve our empathy for those who are affected by COVID through no fault of their own, rather than those who could have protected themselves but didn’t.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A new anti-disinformation agency in Sweden is simultaneously encouraging and discouraging in the realm of public free speech and truth. On Jan. 1, the government of this progressive, Scandinavian nation established the Swedish Psychological Defense Agency (SPDA). Its fundamental purpose is “to safeguard our open and democratic society, the free formation of opinion and Sweden’s […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Dennis Prager, also known as a bad human being, has contracted Covid. The potential schadenfreude is compounded by the reasoning he gives. He wanted the disease so he could build up a natural immunity rather than getting artificial immunity from a vaccine. WHAT? He wanted to get the disease so he could get immune…to the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, hundreds of firefighters in Los Angeles filed a notice of intent to sue the city over its vaccine mandate, saying an Oct. 20 deadline to get vaccinated is “extreme and outrageous.” Los Angeles County sheriff, Alex Villanueva, said he would not enforce the vaccine mandate at his department, which employs some 18,000 people. […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The best piece of moral wisdom in the Bible is the Golden Rule: “As ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.” —Luke 6:31 Of course, this principle isn’t unique to Christianity. It can be found across many religions and cultures. But where so many other moral ideas from […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The religious right has immunized themselves against empathy, but now we’re in the throes of a crisis where empathy is vital for survival.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Answering more of the anti-vax, anti-mask, pro-COVID falsehoods from the right’s echo chamber.