Category Archives: Life & Culture

Don’t Let The Media Control Your Experience of Election 2016

One of the biggest forces in an election year isn’t the candidates themselves but the journalists who want to win your eyeballs — on their print pieces, online articles, television talk shows, or viral videos.

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Why Hillary Clinton Was Wrong to Compare Pro-Life Advocates to Terrorists

If you believe in human rights for all, including the unborn, you “don’t want to live in the modern world.” Your position is “extreme” — something we’d expect from “terrorist groups.”

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The Shrug That Scares Me To Death

The absence of societal shuddering in response to the Planned Parenthood videos frightens me more than the videos themselves.

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“Shocking Videos!” and the Art of Looking Away

Brought face to face with video evidence of injustice, we do back flips to avoid the conclusion that there is a pattern of injustice and we should do something about it.

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Top 10 Quotes from the Dissenting Justices on Same-Sex Marriage

“Just who do we think we are?”

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Tim Cook on Values in the Workplace

How can citizens have a common life together when our reference points for morality and values are so vastly different? That question takes us beyond what Tim Cook calls his “North Star.”


Bill Nye and the Challenge of Inspiring Specks of Dust

It is intriguing to watch a naturalist who sees the dissolution of the universe as inevitable seek to inspire graduates to save the planet.


My Take on Pixar’s “Inside Out” — Brilliant and Beautiful

With each release, Pixar hopes to continue its streak of excellent and beautiful films that exceed the audience’s ever-growing expectations. With Inside Out, Pixar has delivered.

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Katie Couric on Gaining Technology and Losing Your Soul

Couric began with the exhilarating promise of technology and the potential for change in the world, but she ended with a warning to not lose your soul in the process.

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Ian McEwan and the Precious Gift of Being Offended

We welcome the opportunity to be “offended” by someone’s free speech; it is a gift to be cherished, a reminder of the precious and beautiful right we have inherited.