You Better Watch Out

Washington, DC, Jan. 6, 2021 (Photo by Pacific Press Media Production Corp./Alamy Live News)

I used to hear it more than I do now. “Judaism is a religion of law; Christianity is a religion of love.” After all, they have Santa Claus. Who doesn’t love Santa Claus? Especially now that Trump made it politically correct to say “Merry Christmas” again.

But seriously, in the larger historical scope of human civilization, Christian “love” has consistently been a mixed blessing; from the epiphany of Roman Emperor Constantine…

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Barry Dredze

Barry Dredze

Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.