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Results May Vary

Ever notice how many products that claim to do miraculous things for consumers usually come with the disclaimer “results may vary”? They promise the world on the front end, but somewhere near the last line of the fine print it…

Georg Hegel on History

“The one thing we learn from history is that we don’t learn from history.”

Down with the Declaration

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The Declaration of Independence is…

To The Arctic and Back…Maybe

Let’s say you were going to try and chart a first-ever course through the frigid Arctic Ocean. What would you pack for the trip? Equally important, what would you not pack for the trip? In 1845, Sir John Franklin learned…

A Dangerous Basis for Right and Wrong

Most people can distinguish between right and wrong. They form values based on laws, rules, or some kind of objective sense of morality. But not Bertrand Russell. Nope, this atheist’s discernment of right and wrong was based on something far…

The Purpose of Pain

Most people want to avoid as much pain in life as possible. Think about it; you don’t know anyone who likes getting stung by a bee, banging their knee on a piece of furniture, or breaking an arm. But the…

What’s Worse: Rape or Religion?

See if you can pick which is worse between the following pairs: a traffic jam or an ice cream cone, a root canal or a three day weekend, chickenpox or Super Bowl tickets. Fairly easy, right? But Sam Harris can’t…

Ravi Zacharias on Jesus

“I came to Him longing for something I did not have. I remain with Him because I have something I will not trade.”

Albert Camus on Death

“Death is philosophy’s only problem.”

Eric Metaxas on Faith

“Faith is a leap into the light. If it’s not true, I don’t want to believe it.”

Going Out With a Bang

Austin enjoyed the time he spent with his grandfather, a tough old cowboy everyone knew as “Curly.” The hardened rancher showed his grandson how to ride, shoot, and mend fences. Along the way, Curly even shared little pieces of advice…

Really Big Regrets

Dear Peter, I’ve been unable to sleep since I broke off our engagement last month. I’m writing to ask you to forgive me of that terrible mistake. Your absence in my life is heartbreaking. I was a fool; no one…