War Is Over (If You Want It)

One hundred years ago we were grinding our way between two world wars. The first one, coupled with a global pandemic, created the greatest loss of human life in history to that point. The second one would shatter that record. Two parts of the second one – the concentration camps of Germany and the atomicContinue reading “War Is Over (If You Want It)”

Peace on Earth

There was a time in human history when torture and even murder were offered up as forms of popular entertainment. As hard as it might be to believe, with so many violent acts being amplified by media attention, we are living is an age that is more peaceful than any in human history. The beliefContinue reading “Peace on Earth”

The Russell-Einstein Manifesto

On this day in 1955, Bertrand Russell delivered this manifesto at a press conference in London. It was signed by 11 scientists, 10 of whom are Nobel Laureates, including Albert Einstein who signed it just days before his death.   In the tragic situation which confronts humanity, we feel that scientists should assemble in conferenceContinue reading “The Russell-Einstein Manifesto”