Elizabeth Kolbert online

22 May 2005
Thanks to Douglas Coker for locating the third of three articles by Elizabeth Kolbert online here. She finishes with this question:

'As the effects of global warming become more and more apparent, will we react by finally fashioning a global response? Or will we retreat into ever narrower and more destructive forms of self-interest? It may seem impossible to imagine that a technologically advanced society could choose, in essence, to destroy itself, but that is what we are now in the process of doing'.

(See also an earlier entry in this blog on Kolbert The art of good science writing).


Don't LGBTQI Africans have a right to religious freedom, too?

White Christian supremacy vs queer liberation theology

Across the world, churches slam their doors into the faces of LGBTQI congregants. And in Africa, more and more queer people and their allies are looking for new ways to express their faith – and to challenge the White Christian supremacy that's long been imposed on their continent.

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