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Link Roundup: Polling, Prayer, and Defending Ayers

David Moore explains the good and bad of polling in the AARP Bulletin.

Many people pray for their favorite sports teams—surely there were many prayers in Boston last night—but is it okay for a high school coach to lead his team in prayer before a game?

Articles in support of Bill Ayers keep appearing in major news outlets such as Time, the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Sun-Times, Inside Higher Ed, even Chicago Business News.

Compelling reading: Jeremy Adam Smith interviewed Stephen Pinker and Michael Gazzaniga about trust in science over at Greater Good magazine's blog. While you over there, and especially if you're a parent, check out Greater Good's Half Full blog.

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