Daily Archives: October 11, 2010

Chris Hedges on the Tea Birchers

In a recent TruthDig essay, Chris Hedges (I think accurately) sizes up the Herderian Tea Party movement in America, and where it is moving us: There is a yearning by tens of millions of Americans, lumped into a diffuse and fractious movement, … Continue reading

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Atheists and Agnostics Have a Faith Too (And It’s an Interesting One That Might Well Be True)

Question: If you are a Baptist, how do you ensure God’s election of you into his eternal love and heaven? Answer: Baptists tend to think that you have to say a sincere, and I would say magical, prayer with the … Continue reading

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Eight Things Jonathan Elliot Learned from Having a Meal with a Muslim

On the theory that maybe we should strike up conversations with our Muslim neighbors and not matches for burning their Qurans, Jonathan Elliot in New Zealand found a Muslim to have lunch with this past month, and recounts how he did … Continue reading

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