SCIENCE VS. RELIGION: A False Dichotomy.

Careful examination of the issue reveals stunning conclusion that science and religion have the same roots but use different methods and thresholds for verification of their claims about universe.

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JAPAN: Miracle that wasn’t.

Everybody remembers Japanese economic miracle but no one remembers what was before that and it wasn’t pretty. Let’s look at Japan circa 1948, a complete collapse of economy and material supplies, huge heavy industry totally destroyed, all major cities in ruins, burned by  incendiary weapons, fields polluted by chemical agents, massive deaths from starvation, freezing and decease, including radiation sickness, rampant black market, a wave of suicides and murders, massive executions of Japanese soldiers or those accused of belonging to political/military elites, often on a whim of by after 15 minute mock military trials not unlike the Japanese or German military courts.

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