Tag Archives: Father Daniel Berrigan

Prison and the just world fallacy

Many Americans want to believe that anyone who is in prison deserves to be there. To differentiate themselves from people in prison they cling to just world beliefs—i.e., the conviction that life is just, that good things happen to good people, and that bad things … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2013: Remembering Vietnam

Memorial Day is the ideal day for remembering both the costs of war and the valiant efforts of anti-war activists to resist war. Today’s post focuses on the Vietnam War, which is worth memorializing for three reasons: It showed the … Continue reading

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