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Entries from February 2012

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February 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Pick of the week: Escape from Putin’s cult By Andrew O'Hehir Pick of the week: Inside the creepy groupthink of the Russian president's proto-fascist youth movement The enormous mistake Mitt can never admit By Steve Kornacki Little did he know what a gift he was giving Democrats when he railed against the auto industry bailout […]

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Christian Jihad

February 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Christian Jihad Share| Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can’t Ignore the Bible’s Violent Verses, Philip Jenkins, HarperOne, 320 pages by Patrick Allitt | February 1, 2012 http://www.theamericanconservative.com/blog/christian-jihad/ Is it true that the Bible teaches peace and the Koran war? Only if you approach the books selectively, taking the gentlest of Jesus’ teachings and setting […]

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Fields Apart

February 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Fields Apart Print Physics, past and future Jim Carter’s “circlons” (Photo by Linda Carter) By Sam Kean http://theamericanscholar.org/fields-apart/ The Infinity Puzzle, By Frank Close, Basic Books, 435 pp., $28.99 Physics on the Fringe, By Margaret Wertheim, Walker, 323 pp., $27 “Shut up and calculate!” As physics became more mathematical and abstract during the past century, […]

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