Politics, culture and the role of law are agents of change that seem essential to our existence. These means offer limited solutions to some of our problems and offer the potential to promote human flourishing. But we have a deeper need that cannot be addressed through these agents of change.
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So how should we understand Trump’s surge? Is America being swayed by Trump? Or, more likely, is Trump being propelled by… Continue reading
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The political debates between republicans have been an embarrassment. They are a big turn-off to the political process. Continue reading
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The five links below might not appeal to everyone. Yet they’re worth seeing for those who share a wide variety of interests. Enjoy! “…face to face with dying, he was not quite done with living.” A lengthy but interesting look at … Continue reading
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Our society is increasingly controlled by a small group of people who tell the rest of us what we’re allowed to think and say on select moral issues. Continue reading
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