For a while now, I have been trying to put my finger on the moment film crosses the […]
I saw them clearly. Dragging, floating, wandering over the cement. They passed through each other. Stares and phrases. […]
Two-hundred and eighty. From actors and public figures to government officials and emergency response agencies, Twitter has become […]
Jesus goes way out of His way to prepare His disciples for disappointment in living in God’s Kingdom […]
Words are an interesting thing. Rationally, you would think that a word has a specific meaning, and that’s […]
Those little glowing numbers set in the dashboard inspire a false sense of control. Hour after hour. Each […]
Right out of college with a degree in finance, my sister landed a great job for a regional […]
Knowledge will set you free. So, we believe. Our jobs, our relationships, our future, our faith, if we […]
It seems we have forgotten that debate is a skill set. It is an art form that requires continuous refinement and strengthening, or it withers and dies. To be confronted by a dissenting opinion, to listen and understand an argument you don’t agree with, and to respond with a reasoned, factual rebuttal is a crucial part of any intellectual growth. Alas…the art of the rebuttal is slowly dying.
“Hero/it’s a nice-boy notion that the real world’s gonna destroy./You know/it’s a Marvel-comic-book, Saturday-matinee fairytale, boy. … When they ain’t as big as life/When they ditch their second wife/ Where’s the boy to go?” (Steve Taylor, “Hero”).