The Trouble with Dogma

Two Steps Forward

This view of Christians as morally superior to others is all too common. Native Americans were slaughtered and raped by generations of European settlers. Never mind that they had lived sustainably on the land for millennia; never mind that their retaliatory violence was an attempt to protect their homes; never mind that they could have contributed so much more than maize to the settlers’ lives. They believed in animalistic nature gods and, therefore, were little better than animals themselves. The Crusades were a centuries-long bloodbath borne of the belief that everyone should be Christian. Judeo-Christian values have wrought the fruitless, zero-sum blood feud between Israel and Palestine: complete unwillingness to compromise, bolstered by years of gruesome violence on both sides, backed by each group’s unyielding belief that they are the chosen people.
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Which major best reflects how you spend time online?

There are a million different ways to avoid getting work done, and websites such as BuzzFeed and Twitter only make it that much easier. While we’re all procrastinating together, we tend to spend our time online differently. What does your online presence say about what you should be studying at
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An Omelas for animals in Berkeley

“The door is always locked; and nobody ever comes, except that sometimes — the child has no understanding of time or interval — sometimes the door rattles terribly and opens, and a person, or several people, is there. One of them may come in and kick the child to make
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Art meets science at The Crucible in Oakland

The Crucible held an open house exhibition called “The Science of Art” on April 12 in Oakland, which raised questions about the relationship between science and art. Society tends to differentiate science and art as completely separate categories. This binary is relevant in education when budget cuts mean favoring science
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