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Art: Too Cool for Politics

Former Mackinac Center President, Lawrence R. Reed, stated in 2003, “art is too important to be dependent upon politicians” (Reed). When I first read Reed’s statement I was surprised – the government funds art? Apparently yes, about $160 million in

Art: Too Cool for Politics

Former Mackinac Center President, Lawrence R. Reed, stated in 2003, “art is too important to be dependent upon politicians” (Reed). When I first read Reed’s statement I was surprised – the government funds art? Apparently yes, about $160 million in

Can’t We Just Be Friends?

 I’d never even heard the term “humanism” before two weeks ago; now I understand that Christianity and humanism used to be best buds. In fact, Christianity helped define humanism. Early humanists – educated, upper-class thinkers who studied classic Latin texts to

Can’t We Just Be Friends?

 I’d never even heard the term “humanism” before two weeks ago; now I understand that Christianity and humanism used to be best buds. In fact, Christianity helped define humanism. Early humanists – educated, upper-class thinkers who studied classic Latin texts to