Tag Archives: United Nations

Murder in Syria and the Lack of Outrage

A history of the nation of Syria would require a textbook-sized dissertation. I’m not surprised I know little of it, as the teaching of history has never been a strong point in the educational system of the United States. A recent survey found that almost a third of adults under the age of 30 don’t […]

Fanaticism Looking for a Fight

Having been instructed to never be a spectator to unfairness or stupidity, I feel compelled to comment on the tragic levels of stupidity to which human beings can stoop. How else can one describe the murder of innocents, the launching of protests, and the coddling of fanatics by world leaders, all over a simple-minded act […]