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Why is the Amazon burning?

To understand why the Amazon has been set on fire by arsonists hoping to make more money, we need to talk about the election of Jair Bolsonaro. There are many reasons not to like Bolsonaro. A former member of the … Continue reading

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Does America Fight for Freedom?

One persistent claim in U.S. society is that, “The troops fought/fight for our freedom!” and that we “fight for freedom” in our various wars. In my experience, this idea is brought up to try and silence criticism of the United … Continue reading

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#TakeAKnee or #TakeASeat

A Reasonable, Non-Violent Protest, Grounded in American Freedoms and Rights “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Regarding the Normalization of Trump

Regarding the Normalization of Trump Many on the Left, including myself, believe Trump and the GOP agenda will be a disaster for most people. As Trump and the GOP advance their agenda a common refrain uttered in response by those on the … Continue reading

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Bill Nye, Ken Ham, and How We Can Debate Better

Originally posted on Hythlodaeus Sayeth:
For anyone who has been sleeping under a rock, Ken Ham and Bill Nye the Science gathered for what could be a rehash of popular stereo-types.  About a year ago, I wrote a piece on…

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Addiction and Mental Health

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose last Sunday. After having been clean for many years, Hoffman relapsed in 2012 and entered residential rehab in June of 2013. Despite this effort his struggles with addiction continued … Continue reading

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Alone But Not Alone and The Christian Imagination of History

Recently the indie Christian film Alone But Not Alone made some waves when it was nominated for an Oscar for best song, a number sung by Joni Eareckson Tada. This was controversial because it was such an obscure film that … Continue reading

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