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Anti-Jihad Blogs

If you would like to keep up on Islam, try these sites.  Most are anti-terrorism, but I've include a few from the other side.  A few.

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Bias in Written History

It has often been said, "History is written by the victors," which is to say that, no written history is without the biases of its authors, and may not only leave out important facts, it may spin the facts it does mention towards or away...

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No Plausible Theory of Origins, Says Stark

One of my new favorite authors is agnostic sociologist Rodney Stark.  While he has Catholic sympathies, he is not above letting them have it in his reviews of history.  A professor at Baylor University, he has written many journal articles and books on the sociology...

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New Conservative Books

After subscribing to a free copy of the weekly arch-conservative rag, Human Events, I decided not to actually pay for the thing (if I read "no amnesty" one more time I’m gonna send a letter bomb).  But the one good thing that came from that...

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ILC – The Ideological Lunch Club 01

Today I had lunch with a group I have organized at work, called the Ideological Lunch Club.  We meet every other week for lunch, and discuss politics and religion, or any other controversial subject. The goal is to understand the viewpoints of others, and to...

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Can Islam Live in Peace With Other Religions?

It’s history and current events flatly say "no."  Islam’s religious intolerance starts from it’s inception, and continues to this day, not because of fanatics who pervert its teachings, but because its foundational teachings are violent, racist, and produce a culture of oppression and control through...

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