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This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Was Abraham Lincoln an Atheist?

    by Becky Little

    As a young man, Lincoln openly admitted to his lack of faith. As a politician, he spoke about God but refused to say he was a Christian.



  • The Birth, Death, and Rebirth of Postmodernism

    Moira Weigel, Justin E.H. Smith, Mark Greif, Ethan Kleinberg, Marjorie Perloff, Jessica Burstein, Seo-Young Chu, David Bromwich, Anna Kornbluh, and Steven Weinberg reflect on the past, present, and future of postmodernism.