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No Revolution Without Religion

posted on May 3, 2012

Nathan Schneider, Killing the Buddha’s senior editor, writes that if the Occupy Movement is to survive, it will need an organizing ideology, namely “faith.” “By ‘faith,’ writes Schneider, “I mean religion—the more organized the better.” The Occupy Movement’s demographics, mostly white, urbane, perhaps even post-religion, means that it is “not entirely surprising that [Occupy is] often blind to the fact that there is no force more potentially revolutionary in U.S. history or in the country today than religion.”

Read at Killing The Buddha