Reza Aslan believes in everything – just a little bit

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Reza Aslan believes in everything - just a little bit

My late teacher Philip Rieff, may he rest in peace, had a doctrine he called “the Monroe Doctrine”. Whenever he shared this doctrine with a new group of colleagues or students he would immediately preface it by saying, “not the famous President Monroe Doctrine, but the Marilyn Monroe Doctrine.” The famous “Monroe Doctrine” spelled out by…