Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?
- November 15, 2019
A white picket fence, 2.5 kids, weekend barbeques—this vision was once ingrained in the American psyche. The American Dream imagined this way was portrayed across media and permeated American culture. Today, America feels like a different place. The claim that …READ MORE
What happened during the pandemic?
According to a new poll, it looks like there was a seismic change in America’s values during the past few years.
In August 2019, mere months before the COVID-19 pandemic would shatter normal life in …READ MORE
Ask any TikTok user about the app’s “For You” Page, and many will say that it “knows them better than they know themselves.” Between its manipulative technology and connection to the Chinese Communist Party, it’s unclear how much damage TikTok …READ MORE
At some point you’ve probably heard an opinion of yours about morality, religion, or politics summarily dismissed with a reaction like: “You only say that because you’re a _____!” or “That’s just an excuse for _______.”
Frustrating, isn’t it? If …READ MORE
It’s probably important to preface any conversation on morality by noting that humans often struggle—mightily—to agree on what morality is. While it’s a thorny topic to define and explain, it would of course be foolish to avoid the pursuit …READ MORE
The 1966 movie A Man for All Seasons depicts the Lord Chancellor of England Thomas More (Paul Scofield) in his final years when he opposed Henry VIII’s divorce and refused to take the oath declaring Henry the supreme head of …READ MORE