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Success in the New Age

What does thriving in the information age mean? What does thriving mean? We all want to thrive, don’t we? Of course we do. We want more than surviving. Let us live life to the fullest by understanding 4 simple ideas: … Continue reading

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The Ideal of a Leisure State G. K. Chesterton

 Originally Published in the The Illustrated London News, March 21, 1925 Among the strange and rather stiff antics of the rather antiquated art of party journalism is the duty laid upon the good party man of trying to disagree with … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Of Atheism by Sir Francis Bacon

I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore, God never wrought miracle, to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Success by G. K. Chesterton

Excerpted from ALL THINGS CONSIDERED by G. K. Chesterton, from an edition by John Lane Company, New York, 1909.   There has appeared in our time a particular class of books and articles which I sincerely and solemnly think may be called … Continue reading

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Right is What God Says and IS- Euthyphro Redirected

“Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.”- C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed An Old Debate The Euthyphro dilemma is found in Plato’s dialogue Euthyphro, where Socrates asks Euthyphro: “Is the … Continue reading

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Can You Be Too Reasonable?

Some people talk like you can be too reasonable because your intellect can get in the way of your heart, or your faith. But is this true? I don’t think so. Rather, I think it is more reasonable to say that … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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On Mending and Ending Things by G. K. Chesterton

Originally Published in the Illustrated London News, December 23, 1905 A certain politician (whom I would not discuss here on any account) once said of a certain institution (which wild horses shall not induce me to name) that “It must … Continue reading

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Good People Aren’t Nice People

What is a good person? Many people shy away from answering questions like this in public. But such questions must be asked, and we must try and answer them. Though our answers may never be exhaustive, our answers can nevertheless … Continue reading

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