Monthly Archives: August 2011

Faith and Reason, Science and Politics

Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires and volcanic eruptions inevitably bring out the tired idea that natural disasters are a warning from god. Sinners beware. Perennial predictor of doom Pat Robertson said that the earthquake in Virginia was “one of the signs … Continue reading »

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We Are Not All True Believers

This week in the New York Times author Frank Bruni claims the following: “We all have our religions, all of which exert a special pull — and draw special fervor — when apprehension runs high and confusion runs deep, as … Continue reading »

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