Come hell or high water – Who becomes a religious fundamentalist?

By Michelle Leong Introduction To some, it may seem spurious to suggest that religious fundamentalism isn’t synonymous with terrorism. But ever since Al-Qaeda headlined all major newspapers and news channels in 2001, the idea that fundamentalism isn’t synonymous with terrorism more often takes the anomalous position. A simple Google search using the keywords “religious fundamentalism” …

Future’s Frontiersmen – Three people shaping the Future

Throughout human history there are a few people who have increased humanity’s understanding of the world by achieving significant breakthroughs in science and engineering. Galileo’s invention of the telescope brought a changed understanding of the universe and our place in it. The Wright brothers achieving sustained flight and Tim Berners-Lee’s invention of the World Wide …

How we got here – On Climate Change and Innovation

Michelle Leong In his election campaign last year, President Trump tweeted that climate change was a hoax by the Chinese government. His comment was brushed off as a joke afterwards, but BreitBart’s America still thinks that man-made climate change is an exaggeration led by Michael Mann to limit personal freedom and increase taxation. True or …