(repost) Because Theocracy Leads to Permissible Extremism

(original posted on Mock, Paper, Scissors on March 23, 2008) ============================================================ I cannot recall how many people I’ve spoken with, either via blogs or in-person, who reacted with the word “But nobody wants a theocracy in America” whenever I bring the subject up. And indeed, until recently, there wasn’t really a specific push to alter […]

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(repost) The Roots of Sciolism

(originally posted April 8, 2007 on Mock, Paper, Scissors) ========================================================== Ah, you came back. Thanks for that. This won’t be so long, because the thing that makes a group of people tend towards the dismissive is fairly easily identified. Neoconservatives are very quick to dismiss the “Blogging Against Theocracy” endeavor as one born of fear. […]

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