Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Why Is America Great?, Part II, The Case for Diversity

"A concert of Broadway show tunes sung by a diverse cast brings to mind reasons why it is O.K. to build a mosque near the World Trade Center site." Read The New York Times, Broadway and the Mosque, which quotes a Newsweek essay on creativity: “To be creative requires divergent thinking (generating many unique ideas) and then convergent thinking (combining those ideas into the best result).”

For another reason, read Why Is America Great?, Questioning the Status Quo

Enjoying That Global Heat Wave Yet?

UPDATE: For more proof that the planet is warming, see Foreign Policy, They're Really Melting,Three glaciers that are fast receding from their icy peaks.

There may be more to come. Read The New York Times, Is It Hot in Here? Must Be Global Warming.