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The silent suffering of gay men | An unspoken epidemic

Ideas have consequences, and bad ideas have victims. False promises of love and personal fulfillment are no exception. Over a year and-a-half after the Obergefell decision, the debate over gay marriage and homosexuality has largely fizzled out: partly because of …

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Beauty and the Beast and our obsession with remakes

Beauty and the Beast

“Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” And we just keep retelling and re-singing it. I’m talking about the year’s biggest movie. In a segment on NPR last Wednesday, Bob Mondello documented the bizarre entertainment phenomenon known …

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Questioning Jesus’ existence


Ah, springtime. Flowers blooming, birds singing, and articles questioning the historicity of Jesus hitting the newsstands. Insurance company Geico has done a lot of funny commercials, but our editor at BreakPoint has a favorite. A group of teenagers are running …

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Transhumanists and the quest for godhood


What do cyborgs, vampires, and bowhead whales have in common? History tells us that when victorious generals in ancient Rome returned home, they would hold triumphal processions through the streets. Singers, dancers, and adoring citizens would shower the general with …

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