Daily Archives: March 17, 2013

Gimme that old time religion

Atheism is a religion, too […] This world beats to the rhythm of religion in a thousand ways, and absolutely everyone is religious — including atheists. Religion certainly includes an idea of a God under whom man is inherently subservient, … Continue reading

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Don’t Speak!

Philadelphia Magazine: Being White in Philly Whites, race, class, and the things that never get said. My younger son goes to Temple, where he’s a sophomore. This year he’s living in an apartment with two friends at 19th and Diamond, … Continue reading

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The More Things Change . . .

Walter Russell Mead: Ever since the long death spiral began, Detroit has relied on periodic bond sales to keep its bills paid. The thinking was clear: borrow now, pay it back later when the city’s finances recover. Of course, Detroit’s … Continue reading

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