Month: October 2001

Muslim fundamentalism: the false comfort of illusions

      The United States is not at war with Islam; Bin Laden is not representative of Islam; Bin Laden is an extreme form of Islam; Islam is a tolerant peaceful religion; most Muslims are opposed to Bin Laden;

Posted in Previous Editorials Tagged with: , , , ,

Psycho-linguistic warfare and Terrorism: the use of ‘BUT’

    First year students of symbolic logic are introduced to the propositional connectives and, if, or, but then. Recent ‘debates’ and controversy concerning the terrorist attacks on the United States have highlighted “But”. ‘Debate’ and ‘discussions’ critical of the

Posted in Previous Editorials Tagged with: , , , ,

The methodology of theories of conspiracy

Conspiracy theories, or more accurately, theories of conspiracies – that is real conspiracies- are becoming increasingly accepted by commentators. The terrorist attacks on the WTC in New York and the Pentagon has concentrated the liberal mentality, wonderfully. Attention is drawn

Posted in Previous Editorials Tagged with: , , , ,