Religious motivations can keep societies hanging together in the face of adversity and inspire revolutionary fervor and even success against all odds. Sometimes, though, religion oozes into society in ways that are beneath civility.
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In 1951, an undistinguished, frequently-drunk, first term senator named Joseph McCarthy insinuated that George Marshall, the general who had led the U...
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