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Patriotism and Piety—Not For Conservatives Only

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Haidt’s primary point is actually a good one: people on all sides of the political debate ought to listen more carefully, and try harder to understand one another. He correctly identifies a cardinal sin of so many liberals and lefties: failing to give conservatives an honest hearing. But it’s lousy strategy. If you want to win, you’ve got to have the best possible intelligence about what the other side is up to.

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Rev. Smith Goes to Washington

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UCC minister Chuck Currie is campaigning for a seat on a $1 billion legislative body in Portland, Oregon. In this interview with the man whose candidacy may inform our thinking about the role of religious progressives for years to come, the pioneering blogger takes on church/state issues point blank.

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