In defense of dangerous ideas In every age, taboo questions raise our blood pressure and threaten moral panic. But we cannot be afraid to answer them

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Tell us what you think This essay was first posted at Edge (www.edge.org) and is reprinted with permission. It is the Preface to the book 'What Is Your Dangerous Idea?: Today's Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable,' published by HarperCollins. Write to controversy@suntimes.com..
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