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Doubters of the Divine

Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World, by Tim Whitmarsh – This book is partially a response to the idea that atheism is a new idea, a product of the age of science and reason that turns against ancient … Continue reading

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Go West of the Moon, Young Woman

As far as evocative names for stories go, you can’t get much more intriguing than “East of the Sun and West of the Moon,” a Norwegian fairy tale. The phrase doesn’t make a whole lot of logical sense. I suppose … Continue reading

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