Critical Exponent

A progressive scale

Category - Religion in the public sphere


Why wait for marriage?

Celebration and defiance.


Why People Believe Weird Things

Humanist. Agnostic. Atheist. I always stumble a bit when asked about how I view the world, generally preferring to appear matter-of-fact than antagonistic. Perhaps the best moniker to capture my...


A New Hope

The inauguration ceremony was very moving. I thought Obama’s speech was inspiring, and his poise and coherence quite refreshing. I do wish that they would stop having prayers and religious...


Impressed and annoyed

Gay rights and religion at the DNC



Ayaan Hirsi Ali asks in The New York Times where Islam’s moderates are. A better question, I think, is “what are progressives and moderates doing to prevent extremists of all...

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