Posts tagged "idolatry"
by Austin Dacey The trick with monotheisms is that competition comes not just from neighboring gods, but even from our own ideas about the One.
From Eric L. Santner's essay "The New Idolatry: Religious Thnking in the Un-Commonwealth of America," currently posted at The Chicago Blog:
...one might think about the similarities between the attitude of Republicans to taxes and that of anorexics to food. For both, less is always better, and nothing would be best of all. Republicans have...