Saturday, January 24, 2004

Bush on Steroids - Why must sports be drug-free?
This piece by Jacob Sullum makes an interesting read
for many who take the usage of drugs in athletic competition
as wrong and fail to justify so. The arguments given by the author
in defense of drug use make a valid point on several grounds but
fail to do so on the grounds of morality. But then, who are we to define morals?

Thursday, January 22, 2004

What WMDs?
An interesting point made by Ronald Bailey on Reason Online
about the so-far-not-found weapons of mass destruction and
the 'Dishonest War' against Saddam and Iraq.

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

China's mistaken high-tech strategy
China's technology advancement is not properly understood.
According to this article featured in The Economist, Chinese
economy still mainly focuses and relies on the use of cheap labor.
However, the technology strategy is slowly coming into action.
But, it'll be years before China can be called a high-tech economy.

Monday, January 19, 2004

Human beings on Mars? It is just a matter of time
An interesting discussion with Dr Seth Shostak , senior astronomer,
SETI about the possibility of life on Mars and whether it is possible
to set up human settlements on Mars.
Some facts about Mars