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Recorded:Nov 14    Posted:Nov 15, 2008
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The Week in Blog | Nov 15, 2008 | Bill Scher & Conn Carroll

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The illiberalism of the social justice movement

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Daniel Kaufman and David Ottlinger discuss the controversy about “preferred gender pronouns” in Canada.

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The “church” of Blue

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Tech entrepreneur James Currier explains the worldview of a new spiritual community. Plus: Why James started Blue.

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The DMZ

The sunny Trumpian future

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Matt Lewis gives reasons for optimism and Bill Scher dissents.

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Inside the minds of terrorists

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Sociologist Mark Juergensmeyer on the link between religion and attacks like the Oklahoma City bombing. Plus: The cosmic war wants you!

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Mindful killers and thieves

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Robert Wright and Buddhist scholar Dale Wright discuss how meditation can be used to do bad things more skillfully.

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Against empathy

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Paul Bloom delivers a Sixty-Second Sermon based on his new book.

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The Glenn Show

Does Trump have a master plan?

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Glenn Loury and Joshua Cohen on whether Trump’s quarrel with John Lewis reflects a broader strategy.

The Wright Show

Either/or in American politics

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Will Wilkinson on the moral polarization that’s hurting the country. Plus: How rapid social change led to the angry populism of Trump.