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Do all believers believe in the same G-d?

Most Americans say they believe in G-d. Around the world, religious Jews, Christians and Muslims say they believe in G-d, as do many people who do not identify with any formal religion.

But this statement is actually meaningless.

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A note to secular conservatives

The most profound thinkers in America are conservative. There are, of course, bright liberal and leftist thinkers, but I can’t think of one who approaches the depth and wisdom of the best conservative writers and thinkers. What liberal historian, for example, approaches the understanding of life and history that author Paul Johnson has exhibited in his many works of history? Who on the left matches psychiatrist-writer Theodore Dalrymple’s insight into the underclass?
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Who can save the world?

I cannot imagine any thinking person who does not believe the world is getting worse. The number of slaughtered and the number of refugees from slaughter is immense and growing. Islamic State now controls territories from Afghanistan to West Africa. Libya is in the process of being added to that list. Other sadistic Islamist movements hold additional territory.
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You don't know what Obama said at the mosque

If you seek to understand Barack Obama and his views, the best place to go is his speeches. But you have to read them in their entirety, not rely on hearing them or on the media’s summary of them. When you do, you realize how often what Obama says is morally and intellectually confused and even untrue. The most recent example was his speech last week at a mosque in Baltimore. In addition to reassuring Muslim Americans, President Obama spoke a lot of nonsense, some of it dangerous. President ...
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Yes, Muslims should be asked to condemn

IN LATE December, an opinion piece appeared in the Washington Post that tells you much of what you need to know about the moral fabric and intellectual depth of the ACLU and much of the left. Written by Rana Elmir, deputy director of the Michigan chapter of the ACLU, the title says it all: “Stop asking me to condemn terrorists just because I’m Muslim.” Here is how her column begins: “As an American Muslim, I am consistently and aggressively asked — by media figures, religious leader...
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Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — Some 200 demonstrators outside the Polish consulate in New York protested what they termed “attempts to deny Polish war crimes during the Holocaust.” The rally was organized by Rabbi... [Link]

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