New today from the Century:
- The editors on Syria: "In the face of huge unanswered questions and with the unpredictable outcome of any act of war, U.S. military action against Syria is unwarranted."
- Sam Wells on a surprise gift for a deceased love one: "I asked Michael's mother what it was like to say goodbye. 'Oh, it wasn't much fun,' she said. Then she told me what she put in the coffin."
- Diane Roth on being religious
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