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THE COSTS OF CONSISTENCY by Perry Mann

THE COSTS OF CONSISTENCY Every virtue can be practiced to a fault. Frugality can become avarice. Courage can become recklessness. Devoutness become sanctimony. Wariness, paranoia. Enthusiasm, fixation. And consistency can turn into inflexibility, and worse, dogmatism—the fuel of zealotry. Every … Continue reading

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A CARPING CRITIC’S FAULTY FAITH by Perry Mann

A CARPING CRITIC’S FAULTY FAITH William Higginbotham, a perennial critic of the Gazette’s religious and political views, in his latest letter is gleeful that he has caught the paper clearly being hypocritical. The hypocrisy is quoting Jesus and advocating that … Continue reading

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The Infamous Homocide by Perry Mann

THE INFAMOUS HOMICIDE 7-24-10 On February 17, 1600, pursuant to a decree of inquisitional authorities, executioners brought a philosopher-priest from a dungeon where he had languished for seven years, stripped him of his clothing, gagged him and in the center … Continue reading

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