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  • Study: Climate Change Skeptics More Eco-Friendly Than Believers

    Study: Climate Change Skeptics More Eco-Friendly Than Believers0

    It’s usually assumed that climate change skeptics simply don’t care about the environment. If they did, as the reasoning goes, they would accept the science that climate change is primarily man-made and support government measures designed to curb it.    But a recent study has found that climate change skeptics are actually more likely to engage in

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  • Learning Greek and Latin Will Be Key to Renewing the West

    Learning Greek and Latin Will Be Key to Renewing the West0

    Last week, various headlines proclaimed that there’s a “cut-off age” of 17 or 18 if you want to learn a new language.    The headlines were generated by a new study published by MIT researchers, and based on analysis of a grammar quiz they gave to 670,000 people. The researchers found that people “remain very skilled at

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  • ‘Being Informed’ No Longer Means Following the News

    ‘Being Informed’ No Longer Means Following the News0

    “Being informed” has been regarded as one of the highest virtues in the post-Enlightenment era of the West.     And for the majority of this era, “being informed” has largely meant following the news and current events on a daily basis. So much did the ritual of checking the news each morning and evening become

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  • The ‘Story’ That Replaced Christianity Is Collapsing

    The ‘Story’ That Replaced Christianity Is Collapsing1

    In graduate school, one of the most helpful concepts I learned about was narrative theology. The basic premise behind it is that theologies are rooted in a narrative, or story, that forms the lens through which a religion’s adherents interpret the world.   Christianity itself is a story, one that captured the West’s attention for

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