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Published on: January 29, 2015
Balancing Act
America’s Neglected Ideal of Moderation

Americans are losing appreciation for the tradition that has spared us from the kind of violent clash between religion and secularism currently bedeviling France.

Paul Carrese is a professor of political science at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs; the views expressed are his own and not of any U.S. government entity. This essay draws on his book Democracy in Moderation, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
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