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Religion as Play

Religion is understood by Epicureans as a natural phenomenon, and must be studied as such. Therefore, every Epicurean should be a little bit of an anthropologist in this regard. To pray is natural. – Epicurus The plain dismissal of religion … Continue reading

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Poverty: Secularism’s True Enemy

In recent weeks, there has been huge controversy surrounding issues of religiosity in the public sphere.  A recent judicial decision that vindicates public prayer as constitutional has greatly polarized the country.  There are political currents, particularly within the religious right, … Continue reading

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