Rowe on the Moral Paradox of Fundamentalism

Jon Rowe has an excellent essay on fundamentalism and the moral paradox to which it leads.

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Jon Rowe is back to blogging at his own place and has kept up the great writing he has been doing the last couple weeks. I'm gonna take a stab in the dark and guess that he hasn't been teaching because of holiday vacation and has had more time to write? Whatever the reason, you should look at this…
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