The Big Bang - which today we hold to be the origin of the world - does not contradict the intervention of the divine creator, but, rather, requires it. Evolution in nature is not inconsistent with the notion of creation, because evolution requires the creation of beings that evolve.
Oct 28, 2014
I was ready. I was ready for my career to be over with. I'm happy I had an opportunity to come and play here in a couple games, but I'm ready for this to be the end.
Sep 28, 2014
If they don't teach us civil disobedience, we will teach ourselves.
Sep 25, 2014
…Activism is like ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’…If a judge is called an activist, you know the person saying that doesn't like the decision.
Sep 23, 2014
If you ask a Saudi Imam why women in Saudi Arabia can’t drive, he’ll say, ‘Because Islam demands it.’ But that’s absurd, because - first of all - Islam demands no such thing; and secondly, the only country in the world in which women can’t drive is Saudi Arabia. The inability to understand the difference between a cultural practice and religious belief is shocking among self-described intellectuals.
Oct 10, 2014
We’re coming into flu season. Is every flu patient going to be [reported as] a possible Ebola case? If so, it’s going to be a nightmare. At some point we’ll reach saturation. But right now, we just need to take a deep breath.
Oct 11, 2014
[Fighting Climate Change] is important for every single person on the planet, which is why it has to be the greatest grassroots movement of all time. This is the battle of our lives. We’re fighting for our children.
Sep 21, 2014
Stakes are high, because parenting black children in a culture of white supremacy forces us to place too high a price on making sure our children are disciplined and well behaved.
Sep 16, 2014
Unlike some of the biggest NFL stars, [Hope] Solo - who is their counterpart in women’s soccer and someone touted as a role model - quietly goes about her business of keeping soccer balls from going into the net.
Sep 19, 2014