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The Unbinding of Isaac and the Manchester Attack

And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood. And Abraham stretched … Continue reading

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Anger, Frank Criticism, and the Orlando Attack

I have been browsing the teachings of our tradition to see what they may have to say about the Orlando attack. Principal Doctrine 39, among other things, recognizes that we can not be everyone’s friend, and that there are people that … Continue reading

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Boko Haram, Lucretius, and Existential Risk Studies

In recent years, Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram has been in the news for carrying out frequent massacres of thousands of innocent victims, mostly in Northern Nigeria. They have been notoriously recruiting women for their suicide bomb missions. The most … Continue reading

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