Category Archives: Life & Culture
“Just who do we think we are?”
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.”
It is intriguing to watch a naturalist who sees the dissolution of the universe as inevitable seek to inspire graduates to save the planet.
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.
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.
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.
True courage is not deciding for yourself what is “right and wrong,” but seeking to discover what truly is right and wrong.
Commencement addresses are a good indicator of what our friends and neighbors “take for granted” as sound advice and worldly wisdom.
Incivility is when we give up on disagreement and become disagreeable. It is the failure of disagreement, not its natural outworking.
Conservatives who want the court to exercise judicial restraint in redefining marriage may find themselves hoping, just this once, that the justices will take a cue from other nations.