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The King and His Jester: Religion and Its Acceptable Transgressions

Peter Rollins | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Peter Rollins

Religion doesn't simply offer a set of positions to conform to; it also offers the acceptable ways in which one can transgress these positions. It tells us both how to conform and how to not conform in a conformist way.

Peter Williams at Foxy Production- Coyote Tales

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler

The beauty of these paintings is that they never fall into finger pointing or polemical politics, which tend to either preach to the converted, fall on deaf ears or let the complacent, liberal, art-world viewer off the hook.

Can Primates Teach Us How to Do Politics Right?

Kelpie Wilson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Kelpie Wilson

As crazy as politics seems to us these days, politics actually has its evolutionary roots in the primate use of "tactical deception," which is just as it sounds: the use of deception to manipulate your fellows into giving you what you want.

Somehow I Survived San Diego Comic Con

Dave Scheidt | Posted 09.23.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Somehow I survived the madness that was San Diego Comic Con 2012. While the focus on comics has indeed diminished, this year us comic guys weren't going out without a fight.

Headed To San Diego Comic Con This Week? Here's Something You Can't Miss

Dave Scheidt | Posted 09.09.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

San Diego Comic Con starts this week. It's a show that started way back in 1970 and throughout the years rose in popularity.