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The Headlong Retreat into Childhood Partisanship
Originally Posted: 07/29/2014 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

When I was a child, I lived in a black-and-white world of all-this or all-that. When I was a child, I lived in a black-and-white world of all-this or all-that. Humankind meant ...

Poll: U.S. Muslims More Moderate Than Muslims Worldwide
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 3:56pm | Type: Blog

Muslims in America are much less inclined to support suicide bombing than other Muslims abroad, and are more likely to believe that people of other faiths can attain eternal life in heaven, according to a new ...

A Kinder, Gentler, More Radical Monotheism?
Originally Posted: 11/30/2012 - 4:16pm | Type: Blog

When we think of radical monotheism, we hear, “My god is bigger than your god. No, wait: Your god’s a fake!” But theologian H. Richard Niebuhr proposed a kinder, gentler, more generous idea of radical monothei ...

What Do Glenn Beck and Alan Grayson Have in Common?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Here's a logic lesson for you: Both Beck and Grayson use the argument "If A is a B, and A is also a C, then all Bs are Cs." And they shouldn't use this kind of argument. ...