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How America Lost Faith in Expertise
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How America Lost Faith in Expertise

admin - Dec 14, 2017

Some time ago, many public universities detached themselves from the vision of their founders, rejecting their statements of faith and Christian confessional affiliations.  New statements of vision…

Don’t Believe in God? Maybe You’ll Try U.F.O.s
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Science & Technology
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Don’t Believe in God? Maybe You’ll Try U.F.O.s

admin - Aug 01, 2017

" A growing body of research suggests that the evidence for a decline in traditional religious belief, identity and practice does not reflect a decline in this…

Study finds the nonreligious can be more close-minded than the religious
Religion
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Religion
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Study finds the nonreligious can be more close-minded than the religious

admin - Jun 27, 2017

I take the findings of surveys with a pinch of salt as a rule, particularly those that produce controversial findings with what they admit are low sample-sizes…

Rémi Brague: The Impossibility of Secular Society
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Religion
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Rémi Brague: The Impossibility of Secular Society

admin - Jun 25, 2017

Since the mid-nineteenth century, atheists have been trying to establish a morally animated society on a nonreligious basis.  But, as Rémi Brague argues, even the advocates of secularism…

How Oxford and Peter Singer drove me from atheism to Jesus
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Religion
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How Oxford and Peter Singer drove me from atheism to Jesus

admin - May 27, 2017

Many people are strongly committed to the idea of human rights, with or without religious convictions.  Yet is there any basis for it in the premises of…