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Religion's New Violence, Ctd

A reader dissents: I have the same view of Slavoj Zizek that you do, roughly: he's much overrated, and generally full of himself (he's the media's idea of a philosopher, but decidedly not the genuine article). He's Marxist to the...
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Cultural knowledge and personal responsibility

Politics : Lawyers, Guns & Money (2 years ago)

Somebody — I think it may have been the most overrated philosopher of all time, J.S. Mill — said that truth goes through three stages. First it’s mocked as absurd. Then it’s declared to be against religion. Finally, it’s said to be ... Read Post

Christianists On The Left? Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (10 months ago)

A reader writes: I think you and Dreher are missing something here. You are assuming that the Moral Mondays people are just now deciding to take a Christian message into politics, but that’s not what is happening. Their religion has... Read Post

Can Sexuality Be A Choice? Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

A reader writes: The Slate article you featured touches on something I've thought for a long time - the fixation on whether gay is "a choice" is interesting but irrelevant. A person's religion is more of a choice than the... Read Post


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