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In praise of antiheroes

A fascination with human evil is hardly new, but is the proliferation of recent television series plumbing the heart of darkness reflective of something particularly acute in our time? Whether it is the brooding Don Draper’s inexplicable self-destruction, Tony Soprano’s tormented soul, Walter White’s journey from high school chemistry teacher to violent drug lord, or Sarah Lund’s dysfunctional obsessiveness, television’s…

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CPX in the Media

Why don’t we hear about persecuted Christians? - Natasha Moore at The Drum on one of the most under-reported stories of our time: the global persecution of Christians.
Food for thoughtful people - don’t always make a meal of it - Natasha Moore writes for The Sydney Morning Herald on food, gluttony and the spiritual aspects of fasting.
Secular and religious progressives can work together - Barney Zwartz writes for The Sydney Morning Herald on why secular and religious progressives should regard each other with less suspicion and work together on the causes they agree on.
When good and evil, failure and defeat, come together this Easter - Natasha Moore explores the coincidence and connections between Easter and Anzac Day for The Sun-Herald.
Top 10 tips for Atheists this Easter - Atheists should drop their easily dismissed scientific, philosophical or historical arguments against Christianity, and instead quiz believers about Old Testament violence and hell, writes John Dickson for The Drum