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The Senate Torture Report: Dick Cheney as America’s Torquemada

The recently released Senate Torture Report brings to my mind the “Grand Inquisitor” legend from Dostoevsky’s “The Brothers Karamazov,” perhaps the greatest chapter in all of literature. At the height of the Spanish Inquisition, with the frail old Cardinal Inquisitor ordering the burning of hundreds of heretics a day, Christ returns, not for the second … Continue reading

The Blind Faith of Atheism

If archeologists discovered the actual bones of Jesus, I would stop believing on the spot, since that would disprove the Easter story and render Christianity at heart a fraudulent religion. Sure, there are sophisticated liberal protestants who say the resurrection was not really real, but rather a warm fuzzy in the hearts of the apostles … Continue reading