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EDITORIALS

Remembering the Bible

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. There you have it, right there in the first verse. All you need to know, really. The rest—the remaining 1590 pages in the Bible I happen to be looking at—is gloss. Alright, I exaggerate. Actually, you need a bit...

How Presumptuous Certainty Stokes Radicalization

One way to look at how ideas spread through society is to compare ideas competing with each other for believers to genes competing with each other for reproductive opportunities. This isn't a new idea. It was most famously expressed by Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book...

Our Return to the Persecution of the pre-Christian World

Sir Edward Gibbon, one of the greatest of all historians, who filled his masterpiece The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire with a richness of insight into human behavior that has rarely been equaled, gave considerable thought to the question of why the Roman Empire...