Monthly Archives: September 2008

Managing Muslim Violence

How to Manage Savagery by Bret Stephens,  Commentary Magazine, September 2008 Effective policy depends above all on a correct understanding of the people, places, and things toward which it is being applied. To speak of an Islamic civilization is to … Continue reading

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New Ideas On Aging

Rethinking the Wrinkling: Key Genes Cause Aging Key genes, rather than cell and DNA damage, as causes of aging By Melinda Wenner, Scientific American Magazine ,  September 18, 2008 It afflicts every creature on this planet, and everyone dreams of … Continue reading

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Realistic Solution Needed

The Issue of Five Million Palestinian Refugees By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed, Asharq Alawsat, September 16, 2008 “It is not in Israel’s interest that a Palestinian state be established, nor is it in its interest that a million Palestinian refugees return … Continue reading

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Nuclear Renaissance

Nuclear energy is enjoying a renaissance By H.J. CUMMINS, Star Tribune, September 15, 2008 With oil costing about $100 a barrel, nuclear energy is enjoying a public-opinion comeback. But not everyone is warming to nuclear as the new ‘green’ energy. … Continue reading

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Formative Assessment

Purpose of Informing Instruction Obscured by Market, Critics Say By Scott J. Cech, Education Week, September 16, 2008 There’s a war of sorts going on within the normally staid assessment industry, and it’s a war over the definition of a … Continue reading

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Sderot is Symbol of Freedom and Security

Freedom under fire: Israel and the lessons of 9/11 By Charles C. Haynes, Gazette Extra,  Sept. 13, 2008 For Americans debating how to balance freedom and security in a post-9/11 world, Sderot–indeed all of Israel–offers a case study in how … Continue reading

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Fun With Intelligent Design

‘Spore’ Game Helps Players Understand Intelligent Design While the latest video-game craze, “Spore,” touts the theory of evolution, taking gamers from a single-celled organism to complex civilizations, some say it also promotes God and intelligent design. By Katherine T. Phan, … Continue reading

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Origin of Life is Questioned

Evolution Exposed: Deconstructing False Science Part 4 From the smallest of cells to the largest of planets, evolution tries to prove everything, yet proves nothing. More holes are revealed. By Bradford G. Schleifer, The Real Truth, September 5, 2008 Author’s … Continue reading

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