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Our Ten Public Virtues and Why It’s So Difficult to Think Clearly

Jonathan Kay’s Among the Truthers was reviewed by Jacob Heilbrunn for the New York Times this past month, and, in discussing the cult-like epistemic closure characteristic of so many people in America, this part of the review jumped out at me: As Kay … Continue reading

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Is Kim Jong-il a Rational Player—the Choreographer of a Power Transfer to His 25 Year-Old Son, Kim Jong-un?

The New York Times today suggests in a recent news story that the shelling of a South Korean island by North Korea is just a way for Kim Jong-un, the 25-year-old son and presumptive heir of Kim Jong-il, to earn some street … Continue reading

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Crazy Man

If you’re an atheist or an agnostic living in the United States, perhaps you frequently look around you and think, “There sure seems to be a lot of crazy theists in this country!” And your impression appears to be correct (if a … Continue reading

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How Crazy is Dr. David Jeremiah?

Dr. David Jeremiah is the pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in El Cajon, California, and I only know this because, when I dropped off one of my daughters at school this morning, I tuned into a Christian radio station and … Continue reading

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