Science is not about belief

On her December 9 show, Rachel Maddow said “working on science that the right doesn’t believe in.” Science is not a matter of belief, and must not be judged in that realm. At all. Science is not and should never be ideological. To adopt and use the...

Kuyashii: motivation to succeed

I have been watching the Netflix series “Chef’s Table.” Love it! Beautifully done and totally fascinating for a cook like myself. David Gelb, who directed the wonderful “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” is executive producer of the series. Chef...

Naming madmen

Bombing the second holiest site in Islam during Ramadan is not the act of an Islamic state. If a madman called himself “the president of the United States” would we refer to him that way? No. We would refer to him as a madman. “The Islamic...