Americans who, under the rubric of conservatism, oppose nutrition assistance to children also tend to deny the looming devastation of global climate change, the human costs of an inept healthcare system, the negative consequences of a constricted view of consciousness, and the dangerous costs of denying biological evolution. This is very troubling.
I am aware of the points of contact of the body with something else; I am aware if there is a tension in a muscle; I am aware if I feel pain somewhere; I am aware of the heart beating or of the breathing. But all these are like dots. If I say that I am aware of the shape of the body, I am putting a line across all these dots and saying that is the shape. But it is not me. It is an assumption, an image.
his horror fiction, Strieber underwent some
extremely unusual personal experiences in 1985 and wrote a book called Communion, after which his name
became synonymous with alien abduction. Yet Strieber is far more
than just a man who claims that aliens did strange things to him. This is Part One of a two-part article.
During a high point in its campaign against the Zapatistas, the Mexican government circulated a press release claiming that Subcomandate Marcos was Rafael Sebastian Guillen Vicente. As part of the
campaign, then Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo said "I'll meet with Rafael
Gullien any time, anywhere." A few days later Subcomandante Marcos responded
to Zedillo's taunt by saying, "Excellent. Then the three of us can all meet