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AAPS News May 2023 – Dataism

 Volume 79, no. 5  May 2023 With enormous numbers of pixels, one can create images that look indistinguishable from reality. Virtual reality is now pervasive in entertainment. In Neal Stephenson’s 1992 science-fiction novel Snow Crash, the […]

AAPS News April 2023 – State Religion

Volume 79, no. 4  April 2023 If religion is defined as “ultimate concern,” then even committed atheists have a religion. Our Founders were opposed to a federal established church, but the “wall of separation” between […]

AAPS News March 2023 – Irreconcilable Differences

 Volume 79, no. 3  March 2023 Divisiveness has reached such a point that some are actually contemplating a divorce between “red” states and “blue” states, and Kurt Schlichter writes novels about it. Given the power […]

AAPS News February 2023 – The Biostate

Volume 79, no. 2 The biostate was born, it is said, at the meeting of G20 leaders in Bali, Indonesia, Nov 15-16, 2022. Its declaration (https://tinyurl.com/4z7n5ktb) called for the establishment of a global vaccine passport […]

AAPS News January 2023 – FTX and the ‘Great Reset’

Volume 79, no. 1  January 2023 The world is experiencing many crises simultaneously: war, financial instability, civil unrest, looming shortages of food and energy, political chaos—and of course continued fear of COVID and predicted future […]

AAPS News December 2022 – A Trans World

Volume 78, no. 12 “Orwellian” is an apt term to describe the total surveillance in our world. But the radical transformation from traditional culture and morality (“Victorianism”) to modernism began decades before Orwell. The starkest […]

AAPS News November 2022 – Iatrogenocide

 Volume 78, no. 11  The term “iatrogenesis” (doctor-generated) was introduced into social science in 1976 by Ivan Illich in his book Medical Nemesis. Illich attacks the overmedicalization of society. This is part of the excessive professionalizing and […]

AAPS News October 2022 – Criminalizing Dissent

Volume 78, no. 10  October 2022 President Biden famously said: “For those brave right-wing Americans…if you want to fight against the country, you need an F-15. You need something little more than a gun” (https://tinyurl.com/58mmvn5j). […]

AAPS News September 2022 – “Our Democracy”

Volume 78, no. 9  September 2022 When Speaker Pelosi and other politicians warn about threats to “our democracy,” they mean threats to their position of power. Yes, we have elections, but for the Left, only […]