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

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On Evil Euphemisms by G. K. Chesterton

Published in G. K. Chesterton: Stories, Essays, & Poems, (Everyman’s Library – 913), J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London, 1946 reprint of 1935 edition, p208-211. Originally appeared in Come to think of It, 1930.

Somebody has sent me a book on Companionate Marriage; so called because the people involved are not married and will very rapidly cease to be companions. I have no intention of discussing here that somewhat crude colonial project. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-15 12:19:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Ethics is the Study of Righteousness

Ethics is the field of study about what is right or wrong to desire, will and enact, as humans. What is righteousness? This is the question.  Or in other words, ethics is the study of what outward and inward behavior corresponds to righteousness such that inward and outward behavior is righteous. Continue reading

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Originally posted 2011-12-16 07:36:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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How is Philosophy Related to Theology?- According to Hodge

Philosophy, in its wide sense, embraces all human knowledge acquired through the use of man’s natural faculties, and consists of that knowledge interpreted and systematized by the reason. Science is more specific, relating to some special department of knowledge thoroughly reduced to system. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-03 16:53:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Organized Planning and Temporary Defeats- NH

THE CRYSTALLIZATION OF DESIRE INTO ACTION

You have learned that everything man creates or acquires, begins in the form of DESIRE, that desire is taken on the first lap of its journey, from the abstract to the concrete, into the workshop of the IMAGINATION, where PLANS for its transition are created and organized.  Continue reading

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The Moral Argument from A.A. Hodge

[...] the Moral Argument, or the Evidence afforded by the Moral Consciousness and History of mankind. The Cosmological argument led us to an eternal self–existent First Cause. The argument from the order and adaptation discovered in the processes of the universe revealed this great First Cause as possessing intelligence and will; Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-23 19:34:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Child Psychology and Nonsense by G.K. Chesterton

In this age of child-psychology nobody pays any attention to the actual psychology of the child. All that seems to matter is the psychology of the psychologist and the particular theory or train of thought that he is maintaining against another psychologist. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-03 07:32:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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A Defence of Humility by G.K. Chesterton

The act of defending any of the cardinal virtues has to-day all the exhilaration of a vice. Moral truisms have been so much disputed that they have begun to sparkle like so many brilliant paradoxes. And especially (in this age of egoistic idealism) there is about one who defends humility something inexpressibly rakish. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-18 19:28:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Joke of Miracles: Silly Nonsense of Disbelieving Miracles

  Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature. –Saint Augustine
        The profound silliness involved in disbelieving in the possibility of miracles is very simple. To think that miracles are physically impossible because there is no empirical evidence to support their possibility is hilarious. Why? Continue reading
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Originally posted 2011-10-13 16:58:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Intelligent Planning: Leaders and Followers- NH

Intelligent planning is essential for success in any undertaking designed to accumulate riches. Here will be found detailed instructions to those who must begin the accumulation of riches by selling personal services. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-15 15:28:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Symptoms of Lack of Persistence: According to Napoleon Hill

Here you will find the real enemies which stand between you and noteworthy achievement. Here you will find not only the “symptoms” indicating weakness of PERSISTENCE, but also the deeply seated subconscious causes of this weakness. Study the list carefully, and face yourself squarely IF YOU REALLY WISH TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE, AND WHAT YOU ARE CAPABLE OF DOING. These are the weaknesses which must be mastered by all who accumulate riches. Continue reading

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