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Rationalization

Have you ever tried to rationalize sin?

What am I saying, that is one thing that I know we all do. We all try to rationalize it, and make things acceptable in our own way—cutting off our conscience and what we know is right in order to protect ourselves from what ever mental breakdown that will happen. 243 more words

God

That to philosophize is to not infatuate to death (part two)

Still talking about that cheerful one:  That to Philosophize is to Learn to Die (Essays Book 1, Chapter 20)

Montaigne ends the essay noting the sociological effects surrounding death.  685 more words

Life

RSA Animate

The RSA Animate has a series of lectures which are relevant to some high school classes and teacher professional development. Here, DanAriely explores the circumstances under which someone would lie and what effect deception has on society at large. 208 more words

Religious Education

That to philosophize is to not infatuate to death

Michel de Montaigne desires nothing but to be a cheerful and practical man.  Whether he succeeds in these attempts, or “essays” will be a matter of opinion, or maybe better, a matter of one’s own personal proclivities.  551 more words

Life