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Albert Einstein’s so-called “God letter” sold at auction recently for $2.9m. Written the mid-fifties, the letter takes issue with belief in God: "The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weaknesses," he writes. "The Bible is a collection of venerable but still rather...

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Why Does Terrorism Happen?

What makes people decide to commit acts of terrorism, and what can be done about it? Research reflects that there are two reasons: Social and political injustice, and the belief that violence or its threat will be effective, and usher in change. The first is noble enough, the second,...