Space Ripples: First Direct Proof of Big Bang

So last night I was kind of half-working, half-watching the local news when a headline about space ripples was announced, and I perked up. Apparently, astronomers had discovered the first direct proof of the big bang expansion, but it was reported with less enthusiasm than a celebrity’s birthday would have been. Despite the vague andContinue reading “Space Ripples: First Direct Proof of Big Bang”

The Nature of Civil Disobedience

The Human Rights Campaign Documentary, What Are Human Rights, included a narration describing the origins of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR): “Human rights were born. The idea spread quickly, to Greece, to India, and eventually, to Rome. They noticed that people naturally followed certain laws, even if they weren’t told to. They calledContinue reading “The Nature of Civil Disobedience”