A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide & The Question Of Turkish Responsibility (Taner Akam)

bookTaner Akcam is very brave for speaking up for the Armenians, who suffered the first genocide of the 20th century. Unfortunately, there is an ever-growing movement by the Turkish government to cover this up, and they are paying countless individuals to go online and spread lies. Akcam continues to be the boldest Turkish intellectual alive, and his reviews seem to reflect that. He has suffered numerous death threats and various Turkish nationalist fantasies about his having been a “terrorist” before he became a scholar.
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The Land That Time Forgot (1975 UK/USA)

forgotEdgar Rice Burroughs surely had an amazing imagination. He is best remembered for authoring Tarzan, Barsoom and Pellucidar. The Land that Time Forgot is one of his lesser known works. Like most of his stories, this one has some really bizarre notions about science. This story features a lost land where evolution actually runs…er…backwards. [Read more…]

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