Judgement Day: The World Ends on May 21, 2011

Last summer, I was walking with Elizabeth from one subway line to another — I believe that we were going from the F line to the R line, which connects at a few stations including Times Square 42nd Street. At one juncture there was a group of individuals all with signs that proclaimed the same thing — that Judgement Day was coming on May 21, 2011, and that we should all beware. We were not too bothered as we live in New York and see kooky signs like this on a regular basis.

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The Presumption of Guilt

In theory our court systems work on a principle that a person brought into court for trial is innocent until a jury of his peers finds the person to be guilty. In our own lives, however, we frequently presume that people are guilty and do not give them the benefit of the doubt.

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