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god Is Not Great

I recently reread Christopher Hitchens’ magnum opus against religion, and thought I’d share some of the excerpts I found most interesting on this pass.  No matter what you believe in, the book is fascinating, and littered with the venomous prose you’d expect … Continue reading

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Politics and the English Language

In 1946, George Orwell wrote an essay that should be read by everyone who needs to convey an idea.  Orwell’s thesis is that clouded language leads to clouded thinking, and so we should strive to choose the words that most … Continue reading

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