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Thoughts & Prayers
Matthew Guerruckey

ESSAY<br>Thoughts & Prayers<br>Matthew Guerruckey

Matthew Guerruckey on to function and limits of prayer in the wake of recent tragedies, and the hollow professions of faith from our political leaders. 

"True prayer activates our emotions, but the pathetic, hypocritical prayers of our political leaders are designed to do the opposite—they stifle emotion in a cynical attempt to placate their constituents."