Governance as learning: the challenge of democracy
This is one way to deal with a more diverse, possibly more complex environment, when the demands of some citizens and interest groups are more vociferous ... Making more of our newfound ability to compare, contrast and borrow from others therefore depends ...
A ‘Sri Lankan identity’ and race relations
and they can lead a life of dignity and self-respect. It is not easy. Within Sri Lanka’s population, there are hotheads, the Sinhala chauvinism is a reality. – Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, June 2011 Complete the form below, and we'll send you ...
Atheism, Heresy and Hesychasm
You can read my 10 questions for Ken Miller to get some sense of him through my own idiosyncratic lens. Since Jason and Ed are bringing up issues relevant to the broad church of the anti-Creationist movement, I take interest. Though I am a civilian ...
They Really Don't Get It. They Don't Get the Daily Show.
But you'd never know that if you believed the media narratives, which are often sensational, falsely partisan, and depressing. I think Stewart was reminding us to walk away, change the channel, or just do a critical comparison of the way we're it is ...
Presidential Election 2010: The choice before pluralist democrats
By what logic or ethics can the Sri Lankan voter, who gave a second term to a president who failed to win the war and abandoned efforts to do so, should turf out after one term a President who won the war, or if you prefer, on whose watch the war was won?