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Stephen J. Dubner, host of Freakonomics Radio, talks about the program's new season and this week's episode, which explores why being well-informed doesn't necessarily change what we believe.
Talk Must be cheap because this guy has a need to pump out words like water.
I was born into a fairly strict, fundamentalist religion. I've been a "closet" non-believer for years, and it's been very, very hard-- my mother, my wife, my mother-in-law, my siblings, all my friends: they all keep the faith. I've read about people in my situation who have "come out" about their doubts, and I've concluded that it would simply cause too much chaos in my family to be worth it. For now I'm just going to gut it out at worship services and stay in the culture.
What are you talking about for Christ's sake? Are there facts in the world? Are climate scientists simply ideological.
If knowledge is power, why did the christ get crucify?
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