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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Skepticism and Spiritualism by G.K. Chesterton

Originally appeared in the Illustrated London News, April 14, 1906.

Glancing over several papers of late, I see such headings as “Another Medium Exposed,” and “Another Spiritualistic Fraud.” The easy and conventional comments made upon the matter by the journalists seem to me to be singularly lacking in a logical sense, Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-15 12:12:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Two Kinds of Paradox by G.K. Chesterton

There is nothing that needs more fastidious care than our choice of nonsense. Sense is like daylight or daily air, and may come from any quarter or in any quantity. But nonsense is an art. Like an art, it is rarely successful, and yet entirely simple when it is successful. Like an art, it depends on the smallest word, and a misprint can spoil it. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-02 07:27:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Major Attributes of Leadership- NH

The following are important factors of leadership:–

1. UNWAVERING COURAGE based upon knowledge of self, and of one’s occupation. No follower wishes to be dominated by a leader who lacks self-confidence and courage. No intelligent follower will be dominated by such a leader very long. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-15 15:37:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Women in the Workplace – and at Home by G. K. Chesterton

The recent controversy about the professional position of married women was part of a much larger controversy, which is not limited to professional women or even to women. It involves a distinction that controversialists on both sides commonly forget. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-18 11:02:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Sacrifice is Not Loss

Sacrifice is a value exchange, not a loss. Sacrifice might entail suffering and loss, this may be what we remember, but sacrifice properly understood is far more objective.  Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-28 12:23:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Nightmare by G.K. Chesterton

A sunset of copper and gold had just broken down and gone to pieces in the west, and grey colours were crawling over everything in earth and heaven; also a wind was growing, a wind that laid a cold finger upon flesh and spirit. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-11-16 15:26:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Runaway Abbot by G. K. Chesterton- Thomas Aquinas

Some miles from the monastery of Monte Cassino stood a great crag or cliff, standing up like a pillar of the Apennines. It was crowned with a castle that bore the name of The Dry Rock, and was the eyrie in which the eaglets of the Aquino branch of the Imperial family were nursed to fly. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-10-24 13:39:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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A Defense of Nonsense by G.K Chesterton

There are two equal and eternal ways of looking at this twilight world of ours: we may see it as the twilight of evening or the twilight of morning; we may think of anything, down to a fallen acorn, as a descendant or as an ancestor. There are times when we are almost crushed, not so much with the load of the evil as with the load of the goodness of humanity, when we feel that we are nothing but the inheritors of a humiliating splendour. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-12-17 07:34:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Cosmology Of Christians: The Christian Universe At Large

What is the Christian worldview? Let’s start with the universe, and narrow our scope later.

To understand the everyday particulars, our general paradigm must be accurate. What do Christians believe? This is a primer regarding the cosmology of Christians. To begin the reflection of your own life today, let’s start by discussing the Christian universe at large. Continue reading

Originally posted 2011-09-24 13:29:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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