If you’d never heard Michael Richards out of character, we’d forgive you for assuming his real-life persona mirrored that of Cosmo Kramer, the quirky next-door neighbor he played on the all-time great show, Seinfeld. 109 more words
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Frank Costanza (of Seinfeld fame) was onto something with his celebration of Festivus.
I may be the only Christian who hates this time of year. Besides the endless commercialism outside the church, inside the church are endless debates over whether Jesus was actually born on December 25, or if He was born during September during the Feast of Sukkot. 830 more words
Most days I’m just happy to be here.
But the holidays wrench my piece of mind with twisted and dramatic force. Here’s what I feel like December dumps onto the tiny piece of serenity I’ve managed to carve out in my corner of the world: extravagant and multitudinous gift-giving, renewed responsibility to be a gracious host and/or guest everywhere I go … all month long, pressure to maintain numerous decades-old traditions, budget-wrecking spending, and tension stemming from unspoken family dynamics. 411 more words
“For to be possessed of a vigorous mind is not enough; the prime requisite is rightly to apply it.” – Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
Modern philosophy really begins with Descartes. 1,333 more words