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The very fact that advocates for women’s rights (“feminists”) are so militant about ownership and use of the label “feminist” is, in and of itself, a key to understanding the mindset. Humanism and the Renaissance are an era of transition between the Middle Ages and the modern age. CNN commentator Paul Begala says, “He has unmatched experience, a graceful pen (or pixel nowadays) and deep insight into the best and worst of us.” Novelist Sarah Bird speaks of his “lucid and lyrical” prose.

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