New Study Links DNA and Political Ideology
New study says “Genetic influences account for a substantial proportion of individual differences in political traits,” linking DNA and political beliefs.
How much of your Ideology is innate, and how much is acquired?
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Corporate Propaganda and The Forgotten Palestinians
The NY Times portrait of Israel as a struggling democratic state perpetually warding off external threats falls perfectly in tune with corporate propaganda.
What is the end game of the Zionist campaign to paint indigenous Palestinians as existential threats to Israel?
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Religion in Politics: God as a Weapon
How and why we use God as a weapon- religion in politics from the founding fathers to the 2012 presidential election.
Was the separation of church and state a Machiavellian tactic to keep the religious united, and to prevent conflicting sects from vying for control of the fledgling nation?
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Supreme Court Rules Religion is Special… This Time
‘The U.S. has on the books a number of valuable laws against discrimination in the workplace, and all organizations (businesses, nonprofits, schools, governments) are expected to abide by these laws. Except religions, or so it now seems. According to the Tabor ruling, religious groups get a pass on the law when it comes to employees who are considered “ministerial.” The right to the free exercise of religion, says the court, entails a right to hire and fire those who lead a religious group without government interference. Because the court refuses to define just who may count as “ministerial”—and the case in fact involves a schoolteacher who taught mostly secular subjects—the decision effectively grants religious groups a degree of power over their employees that no other group can claim.’
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