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Is Thinking Obsolete?

Old Nam Vet Wrote: May 02, 2013 1:45 PM
First the irony of you citing DR. Sowell's article as having no supporting facts or figures. This is an article, not one of his fine books that has all the data an intelligent person would need to analyze. Second, he did use a couple of examples to make his point. If the professor had told a Muslim to stomp on the name Muhammad in a class he probably would be either dead or disbarred within one day. But it's ok to stomp on Jesus? Most likely he wouldn't have the courage to stomp on Muhammed, Budda (they wouldn't fight back?), Mao, Che or any other darling of the left. I used to be a big leftie. I wrote my senior dissertation on global cooling. Kind of funny huh? I helped found one of the chapter of Vietnam Veterans Against...
While it is not possible to answer all the e-mails and letters from readers, many are thought-provoking, whether those thoughts are positive or negative.

An e-mail from one young man simply asked for the sources of some facts about gun control that were mentioned in a recent column. It is good to check out the facts -- especially if you check out the facts on both sides of an issue.

By contrast, another man simply denounced me because of what was said in that column. He did not ask for my sources but simply made contrary assertions, as if his assertions must be...

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