Carl Sagan on the Existence of God

Excerpt taken from the Q&A following Carl Sagan’s 1994 “Lost” Lecture: The Age of Exploration. Complete lecture can be found here:

Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7

In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution. And the Revolutionary War. I know we’ve labored the point here, but they weren’t the same thing. In any case, John will teach you about the major battles of the war, and discuss the strategies on both sides. Everyone is familiar with how this warContinue reading “Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7”

120 House Republicans vote against removing Confederate monuments from US Capitol

Only 67 GOP lawmakers join Democrats to remove statues of Confederate figures and bust of Supreme Court justice who defended slavery The House of Representatives has voted to move statues of Confederate figures from the US Capitol, reviving an attempt to remove racist symbols from places of prominence that stalled in Congress last year. But more Republicans voted againstContinue reading “120 House Republicans vote against removing Confederate monuments from US Capitol”

Fate, Family, and Oedipus Rex: Crash Course Literature 202

In which John Green teaches you about one of the least family-friendly family dramas in the history of family dramas, Oedipus Rex. Sophocles’ most famous play sees it’s main character, who seems like he’s got it all together, find out that he’s killed his father, married his mother, had a bunch of incest children, andContinue reading “Fate, Family, and Oedipus Rex: Crash Course Literature 202”

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