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

Originally posted 2011-10-24 12:39:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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What is Rationality?

The madman is not the man who has lost his reason. The madman is the man who has lost everything except his reason.” – GK Chesterton (Orthodoxy)

Rationality is a part of the healthy human condition, as the result of being an Image-bearer of God. So, as God designed the universe purposely and from principles, so also His creations that bear His image can reflect on the principled nature of the universe. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-11-28 13:35:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Quick Guide to Greater Intelligence

Everybody should want to be more intelligent. But how does one go about this? First, you need to understand what intelligence roughly is. Second, you must find an efficient method to become more intelligent. Here is a quick guide to this end, being more intelligent.   Continue reading

Originally posted 2012-01-01 19:27:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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A Piece of Chalk by G.K. Chesterton- Creation and Poetry

I remember one splendid morning, all blue and silver, in the summer holidays when I reluctantly tore myself away from the task of doing nothing in particular, and put on a hat of some sort and picked up a walking-stick, and put six very bright-colored chalks in my pocket. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-05 19:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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What is Prayer?

What is prayer?

Prayer is the purposeful reaching towards another person. This reaching may be intelligible and verbally articulated words, or may be less than verbal. You cannot pray to an impersonal object, but only to a person.

Why is prayer relevant to you? Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-11-22 07:27:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Boondock Saints Prayer: The Family Prayer

The Boondock Saints Prayer a.k.a. the Family prayer:

 And Shepherds we shall be

For thee, my Lord, for thee.

Power hath descended forth from Thy hand Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-11-23 19:26:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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How to Be a Hypocrite For Life Pt I by Vere Ilith

Author: Vere Ilith

If you want to successfully become a hypocrite for life, here is part I of a hypocrite guide with some useful hints. It takes a lot of hard work and focus to become a hypocrite because lacking integrity doesn’t happen on accident, it requires persistent opposition to personal integrity.

Here are four introductory requirements to successfully become a durable and evolving hypocrite. How to begin?

1 Be Flexible-

Whenever possible, try to emphasize feelings over actual intent or probable consequences that stem from your decisions (which mature adults should anticipate). If you do something obviously contradictory with your convictions try to point out that you could not have known the consequences. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-15 19:26:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Virtue and Necessity of Prejudice and Inequality

“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” Bertrand Russell

            Ideas control the world. They guide human decisions. They tell us what decisions are available and which ones are worth choosing; what is laudable and what is despicable. Ideas are the paradigms of our lives. Has there ever been a stirring in human history without the impulsion of ideas? Deception is the sale of one idea wrapped in the appearance of another. Successful deceits, the ones that make impressions on history, are invariably couched in the banners of light, goodness, and righteousness; in some form at least. Is anyone so confident that Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-13 07:26:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Belief, Truth and God: Belief and Truth are Different Things

Religious conversation is often complicated because we use terms without clear ideas behind them. Lack of clarity in the beginning leads to frustration soon after. Belief and truth are different things, and should not be confused. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-28 14:12:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Decision and the Mastery of Procrastination – NH

[The Seventh Step toward Riches]

ACCURATE analysis of over 25,000 men and women who had experienced failure, disclosed the fact that LACK OF DECISION was near the head of the list of the 30 major causes of FAILURE. This is no mere statement of a theory– it is a fact. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-17 17:18:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Extraordinary Cabman by G.K. Chesterton

From time to time I have introduced into this newspaper column the narration of incidents that have really occurred. I do not mean to insinuate that in this respect it stands alone among newspaper columns. I mean only that I have found that my meaning was better expressed by some practical parable out of daily life Continue reading

Originally posted 2012-01-01 07:48:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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