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Crashing The Echo Chamber

In light of social media, the temptation is to think we need less talking in the world. The concerned and wounded claim that one less voice is enough to stop the echo chamber – the amplification of the chatterbox that is “we the internet.” This may be a fix for the personal wrestling, but it…

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Exorcist-In-Chief (Part II): Christian Optimism Is Boring – Guest Post

Christian Optimism is Boring. After Trump won the Presidential Election (God, help us all), I was surprised by my Facebook feed. It was so…boring. Granted, every single post was election-related, which was expected, but nevertheless, I. Was. So. Bored. Why? This: “Guys, let’s just all remember that no matter what happens tonight, we’re all people…

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The ‘Evildoer’ Of The Modern Age Is A Humanitarian? (Reflections from Solzhenitsyn, Part I)

A Secular society always envisions itself as fundamentally moral, humane, and considerate of those in the periphery. And we in said society pride ourselves on caring for those different than us – providing evidence of the ever-growing list of positive rights for the ‘marginalized’ in our countries. But this is precisely the issue in secular society,…