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Inspirational Thought of the Day

Today while re-reading Abraham Joshua Heschel’s great work The Prophets, I came across this passage which put me in a ...
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Racism versus Nihilism

With reference to my previous post (Manifestly Wrong: Charleston, the Media, and Nihilism), Martin R. emails and says: Since when ...
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Manifestly Wrong: Charleston, the Media, and Nihilism

It’s happened again—it happens every time, and there is no simple obvious solution that would prevent it from happening in ...
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Pope Getting It Wrong on Galileo (Again)

It’s been said both within and without the Vatican that Pope Francis’ encyclical regarding the environment and climate change is ...
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A Hacked World and the Chinese Takeaway

Following the revelation that private personnel data (including Social Security numbers) for 4 million federal employees was siphoned from government ...
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God: She, He, Or Gender Fluid?

Some female priests of the Church of England are reportedly advocating that liturgical texts ought to be changed to sometimes ...
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Advice on Tipping: Bono versus Les Moonves

Bella Haig is eighty years of age, and has been a server at Canter’s Deli in Los Angeles for fifty ...
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I Like New York in June

52° (F), raw and raining is what it is on this June 2nd; the same as it was on June ...
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A Rat in Need …

Researchers at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan have been investigating whether rats are helpful to one another in times of ...
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