God and Tsunamis

What if tsunamis are a reminder that human beings really must recognize that our lives are part of a trans-historical narrative, and that our part is to bring about its final end? Read on here.

Japan Nuclear Plant: Just How Bad Is It?

The nuclear crisis at Japan’s Fukushima plant is already considered the second worst nuclear accident in history, behind Chernobyl. The Telegraph(UK) reports: French experts now rate it as a six on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s seven-point scale, despite the Japanese insisting it remains a four. The International Nuclear Events scale (INES) was introduced in…

The Ides of March

The soothsayer’s warning to Julius Caesar was, ‘Beware the Ides of March’… Well apparently, that’s today: The Ides of March (Latin: Idus Martii) is the name of 15 March in the Roman calendar, probably referring to the day of the full moon. The term ides was used for the 15th day of the months of…