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The god problem: One New York Times reader comments on Alito and Roe

In response to a characteristically fine column on Alito and federalism by Jamelle Bouie, a frequent Times commenter wrote this: Anyone convinced that a human fetus is inserted with a soul by God at the moment of conception, and that … Continue reading

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How not to sell god

There is so much wrong with fundamentalist religious sectors. And what we’re now seeing out of conservative Catholicism is wrong…but from a fundamentalist point of view. How else to describe the perverse disincentives the Catholic Church is demonstrating by their … Continue reading

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I got issues: with Betsy DeVos

When I use the word “issue,” I mean issue. Not problem. Nothing petty drives me nuts anymore, not when there’s so much large stuff abounding, but using the word “issue” in place of the word “problem” irritates me. So I’m … Continue reading

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