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“It Really Doesn’t Matter What You Believe”

People often say, “It really doesn’t matter what you believe, as long as you’re a good person.” The sentiment is usually founded on true affection for those of different faiths or points of view. Americans, living alongside people of other faiths, usually delight in the goodness of their neighbors. Ordinarily the toleration of other faiths is a distinctive American trait. Provided, of course, we and our neighbors are genuinely “good.”

In bygone days there was...