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Je Suis Charlie Remembered One Year Later

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One year ago today gunmen opened fire and killed 12 people at the offices of the weekly satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.┬áThe initial attack was followed by four more killings at a nearby Jewish market as well as a policewoman in a Montrouge suburb. Parisian police have already thwarted a potential attack today at a police station, but for the most part, the world is focusing on memorializing those lost in the religiously motivated attacks that took place last year. One of the most inspiring responses is the publication of an open-source book by Oxford University titled Tolerance: The Beacon of the Enlightenment (Open Book Publishers, December 2015) which collects classic works by Enlightenment thinkers on the value of religious tolerance.…

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