Nuclear Saber-Rattling Puts Planet in Perilous Times

Are we living in the best or the worst of times? Steven Pinker, a psychology professor at Harvard University, addresses this question in his latest book released in January under the title “Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and...

Does Another Option Exist to Handle North Korea?

The United States ambassador to the United Nations believes that the organization is out of options with regard to North Korea. “U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North...

How WWII Could Have Ended Without Atomic Bombs

Were the atomic bombs necessary for ending the conflict with Japan during World War II? Undoubtedly, most U.S. citizens since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, 1945, have firmly believed that they were justified. Moreover, most people...

4 Reasons to Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

More than 50 American Christian leaders have signed a letter to Congress expressing support for the diplomatic agreement with Iran that would limit that nation’s nuclear program. These signatories include United Methodist Church bishops and other mainline...