Category Archives: Religion and Happiness

The Odd Uses of Religion

Those of us who don’t find religion that compelling can still find it fascinating. People believe all sorts of things, and tell you that you should too. That’s kind of fun, in an anthropological way. For example, back in the … Continue reading

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Nietzsche Is Still Dead

Early April brought us the Jon Meacham cover story in Newsweek – The End of Christian America. In short, the percentage of self-identified Christians has fallen ten points in the past two decades, and Meacham contends that statistic “explains who … Continue reading

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Good and God

Secularists can get on people’s nerves. Bill O’Reilly doesn’t like us. On Friday, November 7, he threw down the gauntlet – once again. He says he will use all his powers as the most respected man in America, and all … Continue reading

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