Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Secularist Defense of Religion in Public Life

In the past week, the American public has become captivated by the video above and the story behind it. The video depicts Roy Costner IV, the valedictorian of a South Carolina high school, tearing up the “approved version” of his … Continue reading

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The Madness of Sultan Recep: Why the West Hasn’t Lost Turkey (At Least For Now.)

Over the past decade, many in the West have become alarmed at the apparent shift in the political leanings of the Republic of Turkey under the government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  Once a solid ally of the West … Continue reading

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