George Carlin on Environmentalists

This is worth another look and is a humorous way to view the issues covered by Earth Day as well as this website. Comedian George Carlin (1937 – 2008) gives a hilarious look at the environment and environmentalists during a comedy special he did. Carlin told the truth that the Earth has been through a…

Golden Rice: Loved by humanitarians, reviled by environmentalists

Despite the Philippines and Bangladesh edging toward commercializing it, New Zealand’s food regulation agency (FSANZ) endorsed approving importing Golden Rice for sale in order to reduce trade disorder with Asian countries that allow it. Unfortunately, an opposition group named GE-Free New Zealand has started an effort urging New Zealand’s food safety minister to review the…

Seneca Nation seeks to destroy their reputation

The Olean Times Herald reports that the Seneca Indian tribe is petitioning the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to not issue permits for a water quality management and discharge plant to be built and operated by Epiphany Alleghany, LLC at the base of Allegheny River in Potter County, Pennsylvania. The tribe alleges that the…

Secret State: Inside North Korea

CNN’s Will Ripley did a special report broadcast during September of last year which is a kind of update to a report he did about North Korea two years ago. In light of the mainstream media’s fawning over North Korea with all of the inexcusable, positive coverage the slave pen has gotten for the Olympics,…

Why Greece Matters

The Wall Street Journal has a very uplifting essay by scientist and author Steven Pinker detailing the progress Enlightenment ideas are making in contributing to human flourishing worldwide. In a historical context, the Enlightenment was an outgrowth of the Renaissance, respectfully. During that crucial period in history, the Enlightenment was mostly a rejection of mysticism…