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Invested in Fear

I have noticed that there is always something for Christians to fear. At least that is what they tell us. When I was a kid it was Satanism, Dungeons & Dragons, heavy metal music and anything with a whiff of the occult. The teenagers of the 80s who ignored the warnings eventually got jobs, had […]

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Ebola and the Politics of Fear

“This deadly virus has acquired a death toll of nearly 5,000 individuals worldwide. In order to successfully control this outbreak, community engagement is KEY.” That is an excerpt from a letter which I received this week from my Republican representative to the state congress of Virginia (a state which has had not even a rumor of Ebola). Most […]

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