Religion/Belief


Herman Bhupal | January 28, 2014

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The theory of evolution faced a strong backlash in the very beginning. In fact, Charles Darwin did not even venture near the topic of human evolution when he initially published his now famous On the Origin of Species. Then, he faced the threat of religious disapproval in 19th century England, but hundreds of years later, [...]

Aamir Hussein | July 12, 2013

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Despite the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution’s declaration that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,” religion plays a major role in influencing American laws and policy [1]. Indeed, religion is inextricably linked to contemporary debates over evolution, same-sex marriage, contraception, and abortion. [...]

TTHblog | July 8, 2011

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In theory, Americans and their government unreservedly support democratic movements. In practice, however, they worry about democratic alternatives to long-standing dictatorships. Sure, America is pro-democracy; but US interests come first. And while Arab dictators are certainly corrupt and oppressive, they do maintain regional stability. Along [...]