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The Only Thing Worse Than Ignorance

In ages of humanism like our own, it is often widely considered that the worst thing is ignorance.  There is a great complaint about the wasted potential of people who are denied the blessings of the education this world provides, … Continue reading

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Fog Of War

One of the more useful and intriguing concepts that we have to deal with in the study of military history is the fog of war [1].  This fog of war, as might be imagined, takes many different forms and is … Continue reading

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The Glory Of An Analyst Is To Analyze

Often I ponder the relationship between different fields of study.  For example, in economics there is a great divide between macroeconomics in its look at large scale aggregates and microeconomics that looks at individual firms and the decisions of people. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orthodoxy

Orthodoxy:  The Classic Account Of A Remarkable Christian Experience, by G.K. Chesterton I first heard of this book when I read a lost of 25 recommended books for Christians from a group that appeared to have close ties to monastic … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Thinker

The Complete Thinker:  The Marvelous Mind Of G.K. Chesterton, by Dale Ahlquist In reading this book there was the frequent feeling that the author was overselling his case in Chesterton’s greatness, and even more so in the greatness of the … Continue reading

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An Inconvenience Rightly Viewed

As someone who views as deeply important the philosophical field of epistemology, and who thinks it important to define terms as clearly and fairly as possible, I found it quite interesting in some recent reading of mine about the noted … Continue reading

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If You Write It, They Will Come

When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Southern California, I was unable to take my General Education requirement for Arts & Letters in a timely fashion, and the most desirable of those electives were only open to … Continue reading

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Human After All

Throughout their career, Daft Punk has played up their own robotic tendencies, disguising themselves under layers of irony as well as costumes that emphasize their remoteness from humanity.  Perhaps ironically enough, that tendency has rarely been more in evidence than … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Not Progressing

This morning, as I rushed about preparing as I sometimes do, I was paused by a conversation with a friend of mine that brought to mind a common dilemma faced by people and societies and institutions.  Depending on which aspect … Continue reading

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Book Review: 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust The Bible

7 Reasons Why You Can Trust The Bible, by Erwin W. Lutzer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Given the widespread ignorance of scriptures and the savage nature … Continue reading

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