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Issue No. 35: October-November '01

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This issue hit the streets October 5. This is some of it. Enjoy.
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The Modern-Day Island of Dr. Moreau
by Heather Moore
Virtually every species of domesticated animal has been tampered with as scientists attempt to create "new and improved" companion animals, research tools, and food sources. Non-allergenic cats, glow-in-the-dark bunnies, mutant monkeys and other transgenic (genetically altered) animals have made international news and raised the ire of many people who feel that it is unethical for scientists to play God with animals' lives.

From the Editor: by Craig Mazer
America Must Stand United Against Racial Profiling -- As our country mourns those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and goes to war against terrorists and regimes that support them, Americans should strive to remain true to our belief in tolerance by opposing bigoted measures directed at Arab- and Moslem-Americans.

Notes From the Cultural Wasteland by Morris Sullivan
Weighing the cultural impact of the September 11 attacks.

Over-Priced Musings by Don Pflaster
The Euro Nation: Is Europe ready and willing to be centralized?

Comic Relief: The K Chronicles by Keith Knight
"This Weak in Sports": Keith takes a look at community softball leagues.

Evolution Without God
by Gary Sloan
Given the rampant ignorance of the case for nontheistic evolution, a new brief is in order.

Comic Relief: The Muddlemarch by Neal Skorpen
Cooking up the belief we should eat meat and more fun with Li'l Bush.
Choose: Limit Campaign Contributionz | Li'l Bush and Europe

Quickies by various writers
A little bit on a whole heck of a hell of a lot of CDs.

This issue's quotes:

" is difficult to picture the great Creator conceiving of a program of one creature (which He has made) using another living creature for purposes of experimentation. There must be other, less cruel ways of obtaining knowledge."

--Adlai Stevenson, American statesman (1835-1914)

"Evolution as such is no longer a theory for a modern author. It is as much a fact as that the earth revolves around the sun."
--Ernest Mayr, evolutionary biologist