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    • Is there evil?

      Is there evil?0

      • August 27, 2015

      These days it is fashionable to dismiss the idea of good and evil. If there is good and evil, then not everything is relative. If there is good and evil, then our lives can and should be judged. If there is good and evil, then other bigger questions arise, such as purpose and meaning. Life

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    • 7 Past Quotes on American Immigration

      7 Past Quotes on American Immigration0

      • August 27, 2015

      America is famously referred to as the “melting pot,” where people of many cultures and nations have formed a unity on the basis of shared principles. Given that, should every U.S. immigrant – regardless of his or her cultural background – be assimilated into the principles and traditions which made America what it is? Here’s

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    • Embracing Values, Losing Meaning

      Embracing Values, Losing Meaning0

      • August 27, 2015

      “Nowadays we hear a great deal about ‘teaching values’ in schools. Although sincerely held by many people who mean well, this notion is a mistaken concept. For what true education attempts to impart is meaning, not value. This sly misemployment of the word ‘value’ as a substitute for such words as ‘norm,’ ‘standard,’ ‘principle,’ and

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    • Uber Competition

      Uber Competition0

      • August 26, 2015

      Ever heard of Uber? To the unfamiliar, the company seems almost like a guerrilla taxi service. Officially, however, “Uber touts itself as a technology company that matches riders with drivers.” Taking advantage of standard GPS technology and online payment options, “customers can input their destination and hail an Uber car — depending on the level

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    • Public Shootings and Narcissism

      Public Shootings and Narcissism0

      • August 26, 2015

      This morning, a Virginia news reporter and cameraman were tragically shot dead on live TV by a gunman dressed in black.  Now, news comes out from Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe that the shooter is most likely “a disgruntled employee of the station.” This means that the attack was probably timed to take place on live

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    • “Shut Up, Bigot!”: The Intolerance of Tolerance

      “Shut Up, Bigot!”: The Intolerance of Tolerance0

      • August 26, 2015

      America is in the midst of a raging national debate on issues surrounding sexuality and gender. If you dare to suggest that gender is determined by sex and is immutable, that same-sex sex acts are immoral, or that marriage is a permanent, exclusive union of husband and wife, then you will be called an intolerant

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