Category Archives: Jefferson on Religion

The Imaginary Secular

“The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks … Continue reading

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Embracing Appropriate Disinterest

Is it possible to be profoundly disinterested? Those two words don’t belong together – but then sometimes they do. The nature of religion, the intricacies and nuances of this theology or that, the moral standards and ethical imperatives that are … Continue reading

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