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DOC: From "Jesus for Most People", Jesus, Religion, and the State PDF ....... HTML ....... Text

DOC: From "Religious Stances", Ch. 02, on Basic Politics PDF ....... HTML ....... Text

DOC: From "Religious Stances", Ch. 08, Decent People PDF ....... HTML ....... Text

DOC: Abortion, updated from "Jesus" PDF ....... HTML ....... Text

DOC: Gay Marriage, updated from "Jesus" PDF ....... HTML ....... Text

Nobody wants to be a slave to rules. Still, we need rules, and we need to respect rules. We need to know what happens when people don't respect rules and don't follow rules well enough.

DOC: Following Rules PDF ....... HTML ....... Text

Without intending to, often we support badness. We support badness when we assume that any religious group, ethnic group, or country can succeed in plural modern democracy without the correct background, especially without the right institutions. Our silliness on this point has cost us trillions of dollars and many thousands of lives since the American Civil War.

DOC: Enabling Badness PDF ....... HTML ....... Text