Quick Guide to Being More Rational

Don’t be an irrational person…think! Develop habits of thinking well, and engaging the world with everything you have: mind and body, body and soul, ideas with action, thinking with gratitude… Continue reading

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Limits of the Human Mind: According to Voltaire

LIMITS OF THE HUMAN MIND: Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary

Someone asked Newton one day why he walked when he wanted to, and how his arm and his hand moved at his will. He answered manfully that he had no idea. “But at least,” his interlocutor said to him, “you who understand so well the gravitation of the planets will tell me why they turn in one direction rather than in another!” And he again confessed that he had no idea. Continue reading

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Habits for Auto-Suggestion: A Summary by Napoleon Hill

The fact that you are reading this [...] is an indication that you earnestly seek knowledge. It is also an indication that you are a student of this subject. If you are only a student, there is a chance that you may learn much that you did not know, but you will learn only by assuming an attitude of humility.
 
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Quick Guide to Christian Depth: Killing Superficial Christianity

 Following Christ and being ignorant about life, philosophy, and articles of faith is completely incompatible for modern man. In this age of information, ignorance is unacceptable, and superficiality about life and God, insufferable. Do something about this now…

 Here is a quick guide to being a deep follower of Christ, instead of being a superficial vacuum.  

A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion. Proverbs 18:2 Continue reading
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The Cosmological Argument from A.A. Hodge

The Cosmological Argument:

 It may be stated in the form of a syllogism, thus—

Major Premise—Every new existence or change in anything previously existing must have had a cause pre–existing and adequate. Continue reading

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The Equality of Sexlessness by G. K. Chesterton

–From GK’s Weekly, July 26, 1930

In almost all the modern opinions of women it is curious to observe how many lies have to be assumed before a case can be made. A young lady flies from England to Australia; another wins an air race; a Duchess creates a speed record in reaching India; Continue reading

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Pride and Poverty: An Observation from Chesterton

“EVERYTHING in our age has, when carefully examined, this fundamentally undemocratic quality. In religion and morals we should admit, in the abstract, that the sins of the educated classes were as great as, or perhaps greater than, the sins of the poor and ignorant. But in practice the great difference between the mediaeval ethics and ours is that ours concentrate attention on the sins which are the sins of the ignorant, and practically Continue reading

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The Apostles Creed [Hodge's Outlines in Theology]

What were the Creeds of the ancient Church which remain the common inheritance of all branches of the modern Church?

I. THE APOSTLE’S CREED, so called. This Creed gradually grew out of the comparison and assimilation of the Baptismal Creeds of the principal Churches in the West or Latin half of the ancient Church. Continue reading

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Definite Causes of Persistence: According to Napoleon Hill

Like all states of mind, persistence is based upon definite causes, among them these:–

a. DEFINITENESS OF PURPOSE. Knowing what one wants is the first and, perhaps, the most important step toward the development of persistence. A strong motive forces one to surmount many difficulties. Continue reading

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How to Develop Persistence: According to Napoleon Hill

There are four simple steps which lead to the habit of PERSISTENCE. They call for no great amount of intelligence, no particular amount of education, and but little time or effort. The necessary steps are:–

1. A DEFINITE PURPOSE BACKED BY BURNING DESIRE FOR ITS FULFILLMENT. Continue reading

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The Hail Mary Prayer: Ancient and Controversial?

Mary was undoubtedly given a special role in human history, to be the mother of God incarnate. But in modern conversations about the importance of Mary, Mariolatry, which is the idolatry of Mary, is often raised.  Continue reading

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