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MORALITY WITHOUT MORALISM

The most frequent complaint that I hear from people who have left their churches is about the hypocrisy they found in them. A less frequent complaint is that the church’s moral teaching is handed down in the form of unchangeable … Continue reading

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EXCOMMUNICATION AND OTHER CRIMES AGAINST THE SOUL

One thing that religions do well is to create bonds between people. They “bind” us together. Sometimes, though, the bindings become too tight. When they do, people whose thinking does not conform to the letter of their religious communities’ doctrines can … Continue reading

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