Intellectual Takeout

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Countdown: Our Most Read Stories of 2016 (25-1)

Yesterday we gave you a quick appetizer of Intellectual Takeout’s top 2016 posts, numbers 50 through 26. Today we bring you Intellectual Takeout’s 25 most read articles in 2016. Looking forward to a great 2017 of rational and reasoned discourse...

Countdown: Our Most Read Stories of 2016 (50-26)

The end of another year is always a great opportunity to look back and reflect. But as many have already noted, 2016 is not the happiest year to look back and reflect upon. In spite of the year’s challenges, we at Intellectual Takeout are...

Quick Quiz: Do You Know the Basics of Modern Philosophy?

The ideas of the great modern philosophers have shaped the way men and women today view the world. Therefore, for the sake of cultural literacy, one should have some familiarity with these ideas.  Take this brief quiz below to see if you're...

Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich

Was Hitler—and by implication his ideology and the atrocities he committed—the product of increasing secularization in society, or was he rather an example of the perils of religion run amok? This is not just a sterile academic debate, but arouses...

Couple Blocked From Adopting After Saying Kids Should Have a Mum and a Dad

A British Christian couple has been blocked from adopting their foster children, after expressing views based on their belief that children should have a mother and a father wherever possible. Social services will not consider the husband and wife’s...

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