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Apr/May 2004

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Editorials


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Villains!
 
We've learned that there are two sides to every story. In typical western fashion, we've turned what should have been a way of broadening our understanding into yet another prescription for dividing things into their opposites. Night and day, good and evil, my side and your side.  
 
Tom Dooley

 

The Doctor and Dysentery: A Personal Account with Potential Literary Applications
 
Sometimes I think I've filled more stool sample cups here than cups of coffee (amoebas won't let me drink coffee anyway; I always lose my taste for it when infected). To make light of my plight, I have instructed my Mexican friends to address me by a new honorific: "Don Colon de los Amoebas."  
 
C.E. Chaffin

 

Religion: What's It Good For?
 
Is this widespread belief supported by evidence? Certainly not, if the "evidence" is the Holy Scriptures of the various systems. Can you say "circular reasoning?" Trouble is, those who think in circles think the argument gets stronger each time around.  
 
Paul Sampson

 

My Fellow Americans
 
We are engaged in a war of most set-upon. We are locked in a great struggle to see who has been most betrayed.  
 
Stanley Jenkins

 

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