Daily Archive: June 19, 2011


Apostasy: an open thread

I see that the Southern Baptists have re-affirmed their belief in hell as “an eternal, conscious punishment,” following views to the contrary expressed by a pastor in Michigan. When I abandoned the fundamentalist Christianity...


Hayek’s “Why I Am Not a Conservative”

From a recent — and typically funny, snotty and merciless — Christopher Hitchens review of David Mamet’s new book, I came across this essay from F.A., which I’d never even heard of before, much...