I Reject the Security State

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The Patheos Public Square has asked bloggers to write on the topic of “Faith in the New Security State.”  This is a wide topic covering war and the rules of war, surveillance and spying (both domestic and foreign), terrorism and security, and the proper response to whistleblowers who release government secrets in response to abuses.  Here’s the question as it was presented: Since 9/11 Americans have largely accepted the idea that national security requires a trade-off between government power an … [Read more...]