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Do Strong Religious Beliefs Stifle Innovation? - Real Time Economics - WSJ

Countries that are intensely religious are typically less innovative than those that aren’t, according to a new paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. 523 more words

World Religions

Why do we let New Atheists and religious zealots dominate the conversation about religion? - Salon.com

“Religion” is a big word, maybe too big. It is one of those words, like “artist,” capacious enough to denote both a thing and its near opposite. 1,597 more words

World News

How Can I Know I Am Growing?

It’s just like what happens in Flatland. You are a square, a circle, a triangle, and what you know is how to scurry about doing your flat business in your flat world. 3,318 more words

Sermons And Homilies

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Karma Chameleon.”

I hosted the dinners because I had the space. And I was good friends with the organizer.

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Cultural Differences

Links & Quotes

Today is Thomas Jefferson’s birthday (born April 13, 1743). Inscribed on the Jefferson Memorial are these fitting words from the author of the Declaration of Independence: “I have sworn, upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” 166 more words