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Meditations on the meaning of religion in our lives

The Texas Rangers' Sammy Sosa pointed to the sky after hitting a three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox this month. The Texas Rangers' Sammy Sosa pointed to the sky after hitting a three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox this month. (JERRY LAI/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
April 24, 2007

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ALTHOUGH JEFF Jacoby's " Why we need religion " (Op-ed, April 18) cites excellent examples to support the claim that, despite its faults, much good has been done in the name of religion, we should remember that religion also fosters the two most destructive vices in this world: ignorance and intolerance. This is no generalization. This is by definition. Ignorance ... (Full article: 724 words)

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