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Recovering a Lost Treasure

by | January 16, 2022

By James Haught Ancient Greece, birthplace of Western civilization, was contradictory. It produced the first known thinkers who tried to understand the world through logic and observation, instead of through supernatural explanations. Yet Greeks also sacrificed thousands of animals to imaginary gods on Mount Olympus, and gave gold to mystical “oracles” who babbled in trances.… Read more »

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Recovering a Lost Treasure

by | November 9, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt, W.W. Norton & Co., hardback, 356… Read more »

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