Why is Stupidity So Contagious?

I love arrogance. I love the self-righteous superiority of the intelligentsia. I love the conceited posturing of those who live in ivory towers. After having spent eight years at University as a captive observer, I can speak on this subject at length. But then there are days when I would like nothing more than to … Read more

Even-handedness: A Kinder, Gentler Way to Attack Israel

I just finished reading an incredible book. Why Marriages Succeed or Fail by John Gottman, Ph.D. The book is the result of 20 years of scientific study into what makes marriage last. After studying more than 2000 couples, he has discovered some very interesting bits of information. Some of it is common sense. Some of … Read more

They Pound at the Gates

As I sit here writing this, the BBC has just broadcast a report from Palestine Square in downtown Gaza City. The conditions in Gaza are terrible. But, one of the residents interviewed there mentioned something interesting. He said that the economic problems have increased tensions to the point where Palestinian factions are shooting at each … Read more