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Civil discourse today is in danger of being shouted down by talking heads and single-minded bloggers. How doubt can help people on opposite sides of an issue to disagree more agreeably.
- Peter Berger Sociologist; faculty member at Boston University; founder of Boston University's Institute of Culture, Religion, and World Affairs; author of many books, including "The Social Construction of Reality," "The Homeless Mind," and "Questions of Faith."
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