Tag Archives: Thinking

Industrialized society

There is a YouTube video making the rounds on the internet right now of a whiteboard animation of part of a speech on the state of American public education by Sir Ken Robinson: One of the amazing points Robinson makes … Continue reading

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No, no I’m not a rationalist

A continued popular thread around the internet is the self-declared righteousness of so-called rationalists: that is, people who believe that everything in the universe and outside of it can be explained only by empirical observation that accumulates facts that then, … Continue reading

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Meat and potatoes Christianity

A repost on Internet Monk from the late Michael Spencer on why he was not a fundamentalist Christian and some heavy duty Christian philosophy for the rest of us to chew on. If you’re not reading this weblog, you should … Continue reading

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The second slump?

The Dow is down hard for the third consecutive day, dropping 980 points at one point on investor worries over the growing crisis in Greece and predictions that Spain and Britain may not be that far behind. So, what’s your … Continue reading

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The nature of debate

One of the things that really bothers me about the current nature of debate in our country is the fact that so many people declare subjects that are otherwise undeniably part of the debate taboo and, therefore, not open for … Continue reading

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