Wednesday, January 19, 2011


Whatever is actually in that book, or whatever its adherents believe is in that book, it's still the case that a piece of religion in this country for a lot of people is a basic kind of ethnic tribalism. Most people aren't genuinely very religious and most of those who profess to be don't have any kind of sophisticated understanding of what their religion is supposed to be. They do know what team they play for, and that's important.