Winter 2001

Insight: The Unique Mind

The Unique Mind

David Hulme

The human mind is not just the result of physicochemical reactions within the brain. There is a spirit in men and women that renders them human and unique. 

The End Was Nigh

The End Was Nigh

John Meakin

The year 2000 has rolled over to 2001, and concerns about an impending end of the world seem to have evaporated. Is it the “end of the end”? 

The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 5: A Platform of Truth
The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 5

A Platform of Truth

David Hulme

At the heart of one of the most famous oratories of all time lie enduring values and principles that can lift us out of today’s maze of moral confusion.                               

Advancing Toward the Moral Brink

Advancing Toward the Moral Brink

David F. Lloyd

Modern science is nudging us ever closer to a moral precipice. But can science serve as the arbiter of moral and ethical standards?

Thinking Between the Lines

Thinking Between the Lines

Wilf Hey

Deceptions, hoaxes and urban legends abound, mainly because so many people are so easily taken in by them. Here’s how you can avoid being one of them.

City of Peace in Pieces?

City of Peace in Pieces?

David Hulme

Both Palestinians and Israelis claim a right to the eternal city, but what makes the issue so contentious?

Turbulence and Anxiety

Turbulence and Anxiety

David Hulme

Despite the end of the Cold War, the world has become a far more turbulent place. 

Biography: Johann Gutenberg: Adventure and Art

Johann Gutenberg: Adventure and Art

Robyn Page

As a result of Gutenburg’s invention, books could be printed cheaply and in huge numbers. Thus he touched off a knowledge explosion.

Biography: Bill Gates

Bill Gates: Pioneering Capitalist

Donald R. Hornsby

Pioneering genius, quintessential capitalist and one of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates has left his mark on the 20th century.