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Entries by Kate Fridkis from 08/2010

Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Might Be Excusable

| Posted 08.02.2010 | New York

The Clinton wedding reveals more than how many friends and how much money the two families involved have. It speaks to the way that many people approach weddings in general.

Letting Atheists Pray, Too

| Posted 08.04.2010 | Religion

Prayer is deeply powerful. It sports a breathtakingly enormous fan base, including me -- a person caught constantly between her culturally religious identity and her non-belief.

Eat Pray Love: Spoiled Rich Girl or Brave Woman?

| Posted 08.19.2010 | Entertainment

Many critics didn't like Eat Pray Love. The reason for their disliking it, it seems, is because Elizabeth Gilbert went on the year-long trip that is the subject of the book and the movie.

Homeschooling: For Trendy Brooklynites? Or People Like Me?

| Posted 08.26.2010 | New York

School and home are never really perfectly balanced alternatives to one another. They aren't opposites. School is controllable and uniform to an extent that unschool can't possibly be.