Category Archives: Secularism

“In God We Trust” and bad faith

In Nothing We Trust National Journal – RON FOURNIER – Apr 21, 2012 Muncie is a microcosm of a nation whose motto could be, β€œIn Nothing We Trust.” Seven in 10 Americans believe that the country is on the wrong … more

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Orders from Higher Authorities: Call for Civil Disobedience

Praying in Paris streets outlawed Telegraph – HENRY SAMUEL – Sep 15, 2011 Praying in the streets of Paris is against the law starting Friday, after the interior minister warned that police will use force if Muslims, and those of … more

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Dharma will never disappear, does not change with the times

Christians in China: Is the country in spiritual crisis? BBC News – TIM GARDAM – Sep 11, 2011 Throughout the 20th Century, Christianity was associated with Western imperialism. After the Communist victory in 1948, the missionaries were expelled, but Christianity … more

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Ignorance is not bliss

Is That All There Is? The New Yorker – JAMES WOOD – Aug 15, 2011 I have a friend, an analytic philosopher and convinced atheist, who told me that she sometimes wakes in the middle of the night, anxiously turning … more

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