Category Archive: Columns

Dental Trifecta

We do a lot of weird things in our lives. Some weird things we do every once in a while. Like running backwards or picking our nose. But the weirdest things are often… Continue reading

Persistence and Dissapointment

Persistence is a good thing. When we persist, we have a greater chance of success. As long as we keep trying, we can do amazing things. From children’s books about trains to civil… Continue reading

Moses, Backsides, and the Limits of Knowledge

Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with human knowledge. It investigates the origin, methods of acquisition, and potential limits of knowledge. Basically, epistemology asks the question, “How much can we… Continue reading

Tortoise, Hare, Heart, and Mind

Aesop was an ancient Greek storyteller. He told tales of talking animals and animate objects. Most of us are familiar with at least a few of his stories. There is a good chance… Continue reading

To Those who Cannot Do

Expectation and disappointment go hand in hand, like best friends walking down the street. One builds up the passers bye with sweet words while the other throws mud in their face. And yet,… Continue reading

Theology for the Future

The Trinity is one of the most powerful concepts of Christian thought. In a nutshell, the Trinity is the representation of the one Supreme God in three distinct parts. God the Father, God… Continue reading

Why Kids Can’t be Rebels

Western society is fascinated by rebellion. From rebels without a cause to Rebel Alliances against the Galactic Empire, we think rebels are good for standing against something. More importantly, we think rebels are cool. That is why… Continue reading

The World Gets to us All

Reality is like radiation. From the moment we are born, we are constantly exposed to it. Instead of waves and particles, reality bombards us with lies, truths, people, and things. If we had… Continue reading

Is there Anything but Waiting?

What is the universe? Mankind has been asking this question since we first evolved. We have come up with nearly infinite explanations for all of existence, and for our own place within it.… Continue reading

Don’t Worry about Worry

Worry, like bowel movements and the need for respiration, is an unfortunate consequence of being a living organism. More specifically, worry is the consequence of being a thinking, living organism. Humans worry more… Continue reading

Something to Stand Against

People like to stand against things. Sometimes this is for a cause. They rally against the evils of communism, or stand against the exploitation of capitalism. They stand against pollution to save the… Continue reading

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