Daily Archives: February 20, 2011

Bad Boys, Bad Boys, Whatcha Gonna Do?

One of the more fascinating and influential shows on television is Cops, filmed on location in cities around the United States showing the activities of cops on the beat.  For twenty-three years the show has dealt with low-level crime on … Continue reading

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On Moral And Physical Courage

In reading a book about the crisis at Fort Sumter (soon to be reviewed [1]) that preceded the Civil War [2], I was struck by the difference between physical and moral courage as it relates to warfare.  As warfare can … Continue reading

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The Two Types of Religious Experience

The late 19th century American pragmatic psychologist and philosophy William James once stated, when examining the broad scope of religious experience, that ultimately all religious experience fell within two types.  The first type of religious experience, which he termed ‘normal,’ … Continue reading

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