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2015/07/02 13:57
2015/07/02 13:57
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BLESSED Mother Teresa of Calcutta may be canonized next year, forecasts a top Catholic Church authority. Hold it, cautioned a Vatican spokesman. That’s just a hypothesis—for now. Early this month...
2015/07/02 13:57
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2015/06/27 03:56
2015/06/27 03:56
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Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta may be canonized next year, forecasts a top Catholic Church authority. Hold it, cautioned a Vatican spokesman. That's just a hypothesis - for now. Early this month...
2015/06/25 22:32
2015/06/25 22:32
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The conventional wisdom has long held that despite the constitutional guarantee of "no religious test" for public office, there could be no greater albatross for a would-be officeholder than to be...
2015/06/24 04:19
2015/06/24 04:19
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Atheism is so often considered in the negative: as a lack of faith, or a disbelief in god; as an essential deprivation. Atheism is seen as being destitute of meaning, value, purpose; unfertile ground...
2015/06/22 12:03
2015/06/22 12:03
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... hard, work hard, love hard. . . .The bottom line for me is to live life to the fullest in the here-and-now instead of a hoped-for hereafter, and make every day count in some meaningful way and...
2015/06/22 09:17
2015/06/22 09:17
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The “Ministerial Correspondence Preferences” warn officials never to use the word “impact” as a verb, to write “does not” instead of “doesn’t”, and to never start a sentence with ”however”. However,...
2015/06/20 18:12
2015/06/20 18:12
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Dismissing St Thomas Aquinas with his customary succinctness, Bertrand Russell said there was “little of the true philosophic spirit” in the Catholic church’s greatest philosopher. It was not that he...
2015/06/19 13:03
2015/06/19 13:03
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Growing up I have always doubted the beliefs I was raised with, the story of Adam and Eve seems preposterous to me even at a young age, the story of the mud man and the rib woman being duped by a...
2015/06/15 17:13
2015/06/15 17:13
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Of course you do. Orwell was the English novelist, political writer and journalist. He was a grim guy. He made the command ‘no nonsense' sound like an invitation to have fun. Orwell was born Eric...
2015/06/15 14:39
2015/06/15 14:39
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There is one thing that is poorly understood about arguing in the public arena. It is the reason that a strong case will often lose its momentum and that an obvious logical conclusion will be missed....
2015/06/13 20:13
2015/06/13 20:13
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The late Christopher Hitchens' infamous 2007 screed for Vanity Fair about why women aren't funny reads today as a quaint artifact — almost like coming across a Victorian tract warning women that...
2015/06/10 05:09
2015/06/10 05:09
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Saul Bellow in 1984 REX FEATURES "Saul Bellow was a brilliant man, a master of English prose and supreme chronicler of modernity and its torments." James Wood, critic "Saul Bellow is the greatest...
2015/06/09 10:12
2015/06/09 10:12
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In Dublin, not long ago, Richard Dawkins visited a steakhouse called Darwin’s. He was in town to give a talk on the origins of life at Trinity College with the American physicist Lawrence Krauss. In...
2015/06/08 19:19
2015/06/08 19:19
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The author with his friend Denise Kessler in 2005. (FRED SILVERMAN) I don’t believe in regrets — although I’ve had to learn this lesson the hard way. That was years ago, when one of my closest...
2015/06/08 17:15
2015/06/08 17:15
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A flurry of books bashing religion are making best-seller lists and grabbing a lot of attention. A flurry of books bashing religion are making best-seller lists and grabbing a lot of attention — so...
2015/06/07 19:46
2015/06/07 19:46
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CONSIDER the trauma for crusading left-wing types in the late 1990s, when they had mostly run out of crusading causes. The battle against globalised trade never really caught on. Today, former...
2015/06/05 19:50
2015/06/05 19:50
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Outfest, the Los Angeles nonprofit committed to creating social change by bringing LGBT stories to the big screen, has released the complete programming lineup for its 2015 season. Hosted by HBO, the...
2015/06/03 22:48
2015/06/03 22:48
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A couple of weeks ago, this column guardedly suggested that John Kerry’s day-long talks in Sochi with Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, looked like a break in the clouds on...
2015/06/01 19:56
2015/06/01 19:56
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First, the average amount of debt for graduating seniors has risen every year since at least 1993, hitting $35,000 for this year’s graduating class even as some evidence suggests that these degrees...
2015/06/01 19:20
2015/06/01 19:20
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The former atheist Christopher Hitchens (I say former because there are no atheists in the afterlife) received a fan letter from a soft-headed liberal shortly before he died. This gal wanted to make...
2015/07/02 13:57
2015/07/02 13:57
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