Entries by Thomas Dalton, Ph.D.

Jesus the Jew

It’s hard to believe in the present day, but yes, it’s true, there are still a lot of Christians out there in the world.  According to some estimates, they number around 2.4 billion or about 30% of humanity.  In terms of sheer numbers, the US technically has the most: about 245 million, representing around 75% […]

The Jewish Blood-Obsession

Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? —Shakespeare, Macbeth (Act II, sc. 2) Blood is such a strange substance in human experience.  We all have blood, of course, but it is hidden away, as it were, out of sight and out of mind.  On the one hand, it is the […]

Hey, Red States: Ready for Secession Yet?

When I wrote this, six full days after the 2022 midterm election, the situation was still undecided.  The Senate is apparently in Democrat hands again, and the House was “leaning” Republican , although some 19 (!) races are still undetermined.  [Editor’s note: The Democrats have indeed held the Senate, and the Republicans now have been […]

Denying Holocaust Denial

On April 8, it was announced that Canada would soon be joining an illustrious club: the enlightened nations of the world that have elected to ban so-called Holocaust denial.  Depending on how one interprets the law, there are currently 18 nations that either explicitly ban “Holocaust denial” (including Germany, Austria, France, Israel, Italy, Poland, Hungary, […]