In a fascinating interview of the Opinionator blog at The New York Times, George Yancey, a professor of philosophy at Duquesne University talks with Naomi Zack, a professor of philosophy at the University of Oregon, about race, Ferguson, the killing by police of unarmed young black men and white privilege. This exchange begins after Zack […]
Day: November 6, 2014
Vox carries an excellent excerpt from the new book “The Paradox of Generosity” by Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson. Using data collected with the Science of Generosity Survey, they determined that three precent of Americans give away at least 10 percent of their income and that 85 percent of give away less than two percent […]
A recent Gallup survey has confirmed what Gallup surveys have been confirming for years, that distressingly high percentages of Americans believe that human beings were created in their present form within the last 10,000 years.
The Pew Research Center’s Religion and Public Life project is out with a new report on religion and electronic media. Here are some of the key findings:
By now you’ve probably heard the story of Arnold Abbott, the 90-year-old Florida man who was arrested Sunday along with an Episcopal priest and another clergy man for violating a For Lauderdale ordinance that restricts feeding programs for the homeless.