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Will the Tories purge 'Fretting Faithful' voters?

Conflicted voters might not be good enough for the ongoing Permanent Revolution...

Will the Johnson administration simply let the Fretting Faithful drop off like overripe figs

In the era of mass communication technology, it's easier than ever before in history to access as wide a range of views as possible, on almost any topic under the sun. And religion, as a fascinatingly broad range of inquiry, is no exception. Of course, this ease of browsing comes at a cost: rely uncritically on Wikipedia, and you're already on shaky ground. Dive into the murkier depths of Youtube, Twitter and Reddit, and things are dicier still.

But it's still important for us all to remember that some of the most bizarre and disturbing misrepresentations of religion have come from people in positions of power. Margaret Thatcher once notoriously rewrote the story of the Good Samaritan like so: "No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well." The obvious lesson here is that, at least according to some, the only meaningful and valuable way to benefit others is by doing some material good.

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