Joined: May 2002
I really gotta go- but
The FBI defines a hate crime (a.k.a. bias crime) to be:
"a criminal offense committed against a person, property
or society which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the
offender's bias against a race, religion, disability, sexual
orientation, or ethnicity/national origin."
HT to Mark Vandewettering at TO.
"Science is the horse that pulls the cart of philosophy."
L. Susskind, 2004 "SMOLIN VS. SUSSKIND: THE ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE"