Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

Camille Paglia on the New Atheism and Contemporary Humanism

In an interview posted at Salon today, Camille Paglia lets loose on godless chic, arguing that it has poisoned contemporary film and art: People in the humanities have sunk into this shallow, snobby, liberal style of stereotyping religious believers as … Continue reading

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Grow a Pair

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, knows how to assert herself, dressing down a sexist and hypocritical right-winger for going after one of her colleagues for sexism. If President Obama wants to win in November, he should make a quick study … Continue reading

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For Optimal Fitness, Get on the Fast Train?

This was at Wired this past weekend: [S]cience says that most recreational athletes are better off running or riding fewer miles and instead focusing on more intense efforts. It’s called high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and its benefits have been outlined … Continue reading

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