Monthly Archives: June 2016

Can the Humanities Still Humanize? ~David Eaton

It is without question the humanities as understood and appreciated by those of a generation or two ago have undergone a radical transformation due to the pervasive and deleterious effects of postmodernism and political correctness.

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Book Review: Thriving in an Age of Fracture

…when confronted with the wild in our own world, we should seek not to destroy but to subdue and harness, so as to find what is good even in what seems threatening.

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If Philosophy Won’t Diversify, Let’s Call It What It Really Is

Clearly, there is nothing intrinsically wrong with philosophy written by males of European descent; but philosophy has always become richer as it becomes increasingly diverse and pluralistic.

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When a Bullet Enters a Body: Gun Violence as Seen by a Trauma Surgeon

‘In movies you always die quickly from a gunshot wound. But not in real life.’

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Quote of the Week: Thompson

“A weed is a plant out of place.”

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Joseph and his brothers ~ William Haines (UTS’92)

“Living our lives through the Principle” – Stockholm early 2016

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Christian Britain is Dead

For the first time in recorded history, those declaring themselves to have no religion have exceeded the number of Christians in Britain. Some 44 per cent of us regard ourselves as Christian, 8 per cent follow another religion and 48 per cent follow none.

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Are Atheists Afraid of God?

Selected for the Cornerstone by Robin James Graham (UTS’80)

Christopher Hitchens’s fans are incensed by a book that dares to say he took faith seriously.

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Book review: “The Return of Mother God.”

Reviewed by Michael Yakawich (UTS’87)

What a good read.

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Virtue for the Week: Friendliness

Friendship is essential to our souls.

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