Mar 15, 2014
Religious Violence Runs Rampant as Other Types of Brutalities Decline
Posted on Jan 16, 2014
Although human warfare is supposedly dwindling, atrocities fueled by belief continue to plague the earth; an ancient Antarctic ice shelf has collapsed due to lakes draining onto it; meanwhile, calling Ariel Sharon a “man of peace” is a dire misinterpretation of his actions. These discoveries and more below.
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Humanity Is Becoming Increasingly Less Violent, with One Exception—Religious Violence
Epic Antarctic Ice-Shelf Collapse Caused by Chain Reaction
Middle East Studies Association and the Boycott Issue
‘Man of Peace’? Ariel Sharon Was the Champion of Violent Solutions
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