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Truth has been displaced as a value and replaced by psychological effectiveness.


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Christians have given atheists less and less in which to disbelieve



It is only by participation in a rational, practice-based community that one becomes rational.

It is only by participation in a rational, practice-based community that one becomes rational.



At the foundation of moral thinking lie beliefs in statements the truth of which no further reason can be given.

At the foundation of moral thinking lie beliefs in statements the truth of which no further reason can be given.



[M]odern society is indeed often, at least in surface appearance, nothing but a collection of strangers, each pursuing his or her own interests under minimal constraints.

[M]odern society is indeed often, at least in surface appearance, nothing but a collection of strangers, each pursuing his or her own interests under minimal constraints.



The way to bring out the best in the British people is to attack them.

The way to bring out the best in the British people is to attack them.



What this brings out is that modern politics cannot be a matter of genuine moral consensus. And it is not. Modern politics is civil war carried on by other means.

What this brings out is that modern politics cannot be a matter of genuine moral consensus. And it is not. Modern politics is civil war carried on by other means.



Facts, like telescopes and wigs for gentlemen, were a seventeenth century invention.

Facts, like telescopes and wigs for gentlemen, were a seventeenth century invention.



Morality which is no particular socity's morality is to be found nowhere.

Morality which is no particular socity's morality is to be found nowhere.



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Of what story or stories do I find myself a part?





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