Religion and politics in the United States

Source: Tribune By Shahid Javed Burki The writer is a former caretaker finance minister and served as vice-president at the World Bank The drama surrounding the American election has reached the political stage. There are still nine months left before the country’s citizens cast their votes to elect the successor […]

The Dangerous Ideology of Religion

Source: Consortium news Ideology, in the hands of true-believers, tends to reject facts in favor of some grander “truth,” an especially dangerous tendency when mixed with religious conviction and certainty, as Lawrence Davidson explains. By Lawrence Davidson Ideologies are pre-set forms of thinking that shape people’s worldviews and, supposedly, help […]


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