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Reflections on a Basilica Part 2: In Defense of a Humanist Cathedral

October 27, 2011

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I promise that I’ll be done bragging about my trip to Belgium after this. First, however, I need to share one more thought I had on Sint Pieters Basilica in Ghent. Last time around, I explained why non-theists should not want to deprive the religious of the emotional impact of such spaces. Now, however, I’m […]

Reflections on a Basilica Part 1: Why Skeptics Need More Empathy

October 25, 2011

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I’ve been out of town for the past five days, and so today I don’t have very much to say about Occupy Edinburgh. There are upcoming posts on the subject, to be written once I’ve revisited the encampment, but for now I’m going to finally give in to something we all knew was coming ever […]