Issue 4:2011. Rational thinkers of many different eras have imagined that mankind would one day get over its religious delusion, and more than one of these philosophers has killed God. On paper, at any rate, for God has risen from the dead every single time. This means you don’t have to be much of a prophet to predict that religion will be a factor to consider in the future, whether you like it or not and whether or not you – with all your rational arguments – would prefer to disregard it. With all this in mind, Los Angeles, which we report from in this issue of our magazine, is a remarkably interesting place.