Joining Our Nation Blog
This set of articles helps us to understand the stress and anger of typical Americans. Can we be optimistic? What ideas are being propagated through social media and historical media channels? Is the present-day GOP being helpful or hurting the unification of the diversity of America? Why has white supremacy come so strongly into the public consciousness?
Religion at its best calls us to contemplate the mystery of human existence.
At its worst is a vile and hypocritical form of power politics.
One wonders. Why do 17% of Mormons support lurid, fake news and conspiracy theories such as Pizzagate? And why, in Pizzagate’s wake, did outlandish beliefs persist among LDS members and others, even as hundreds of death threats surged across social media, directed at James Alefantis, Comet Ping Pong’s owner?