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On The Folly Of Private Languages

The gulf between philosophers and the rest of humanity can be seen by the way that communication is a problem for philosophers and a solution for humanity in general.  For the philosopher, the platonic ideal of language must be expressed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thriving In Love & Money

Thriving In Love & Money:  5 Game-Changing Insights About Your Relationships, Your Money, And Yourself, by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I … Continue reading

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Peasants Of The Fourth Estate

In 1789, the bankrupt French monarchy called into existence a meeting of the Estates General, which predictably and lamentably ended up creating a revolutionary maelstrom that ended up sweeping King Louis XVI and his dynasty from the throne and establishing … Continue reading

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The Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings

The facts don’t care about your feelings, but we will not regard those who fail to care about our feelings.  It is easy to live life like a harsh edge lord, dispensing unpleasant truth to those who are too sensitive … Continue reading

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The Problem Of Pronouns

One of the more awkward social situations I have been involved in–and this is saying something given my general awkwardness as a human being [1]–was when I attended a meeting on privilege and the people organizing the event had everyone … Continue reading

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Meeting After Meeting

I am not someone who spends most of my life involved in meetings.   There are good reasons for this, among which is the fact that I am a somewhat antisocial person who can only spend so much time around most … Continue reading

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Jude: A Case Study On Elusive Common Ground

One of the most obvious failures in cross-cultural communication, or any kind of communication with people who are outside of our particular in-group, is the fact that it is easily forgotten that in order to reach people we must draw … Continue reading

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Book Review: Is God Just A Human Invention?

Is God Just A Human Invention?:  And Seventeen Other Questions Raised By The New Atheists, edited by Sean McDowell and Jonathan Morrow This may be an unpopular opinion, but in my view the “new Atheists” have been solidly overrated.  If … Continue reading

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What Difference Do You Expect It To Make?

What influence does the subjective internal reality have on external reality.  I spend most of my time thinking personally about the frustrating lack of influence that external reality has on subjective thinking, but given the reality that as a longtime … Continue reading

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Abelismo e Disabelismo

Ableism can be defined as:  “discrimination and social prejudice against people with disabilities or who are perceived to have disabilities.”  As is often the case, when we look at the word able, we tend to find a complicated set of … Continue reading

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