Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

7/08/2014

NYT's Interesting Headlines

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"Before God and his people, I express my sorrow for the sins and grave crimes of clerical sexual abuse committed against you."
POPE FRANCIS
, in a homily at a private Mass for victims of abuse by clergy members.

Pope Asks Forgiveness From Victims of Sex Abuse

By JIM YARDLEY

In his first meeting with people abused by members of the clergy, Francis led a private Mass and pledged not to tolerate harm done to minors.


Top News

THE UPSHOT

Welcome to the Everything Boom, or Maybe the Everything Bubble

By NEIL IRWIN

Around the world, nearly every asset class is expensive by historical standards.



OPINION | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Should Germans Read 'Mein Kampf'?

By PETER ROSS RANGE

A new edition of Hitler's book may help them confront their past.

Immigrant Surge Rooted in Law to Curb Child Trafficking

By CARL HULSE

The White House says it is hindered in the crisis of immigrant minors by a law to fight sex trafficking, which makes it hard to return certain children to their countries.

New T.S.A. Rules for Electronics on Flights Bound for U.S.

By RON NIXON and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT

American officials are responding to intelligence reports that explosives could be disguised inside devices like cellphones.

By SARAH MAX

While golf is still anathema to many portfolios, investors who have the cash are scooping up distressed clubs and revamping their business models.

PAUL KRUGMAN
How Republicans ignore the evidence and cling to that old-time economic religion.

ADEWALE MAJA-PEARCE
Thai Rice and Nigerian Politics
Hungry people are susceptible to gifts from slick politicians.


DOT EARTH BLOG
By ANDREW C. REVKIN
Property owners can help provide migrating and struggling monarch butterflies with a milkweed buffet and then map the insects' arrival.


By KIRK JOHNSON

After nearly two years of anticipation, excitement and dread by still-divided Washington residents, the first licenses for legal sale of recreational marijuana will be issued Monday, state officials said.


By DIONNE SEARCEY

The city of Reno, Nev., is looking to shed its image as a fading casino town in favor of one as a high-tech hub of e-commerce ventures, an Apple data center and a testing ground for drones


Arts

A History of the Now, Found in Politically Charged Objects

By RACHEL DONADIO

Two exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London challenge viewers to rethink their relationship to everyday objects and consider the human costs.



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