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The Arts and Christian Education

In a world where the arts have become increasingly irrelevant, and at best are often mistaken for mere entertainment, can the Christian justify a robust study of the arts not only for their intrinsic value (assuming we ascribe any), but also as a vital part of Gospel dialogue with the world at large? 833 more words

Daily Reflections

The Rational Structure of Inquiring Systems

What are the components of consciousness? In the dissertation of L. Kurt Engelhart we see a fourfold used to analyze the texts and bodies of work of both scientists and philosophers, a… 768 more words

Fourfolds

Collaborative Competitiveness: Empowering Freelancer Translators

In “A Pervert’s Guide to Cinema,” a thought provoking two and half-hour documentary, Slavoj Zizek (Slovenian philosopher, psychoanalyst, and senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy of the University of Ljubljana) provocatively claims that, “In order to understand today’s world, we need cinema, literally. 630 more words

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Wanderer

I am going to write about infinity today. Why I came up with this title is, I start with Cantor’s set theory and count 1, 2, 3,… And, I was thinking what the biggest number is. 1,145 more words

Math

A Quote From Aristotle

“Music directly imitates the passions or states of the soul…when one listens to music that imitates a certain passion, he becomes imbued with the same passion; and if over a long time he habitually listens to music that rouses ignoble passions, his whole character will be shaped to an ignoble form.” – Aristotle…

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Spectrum

It’s a gray day on Halcyon Pond. No clouds. No wind. No drama. Nothing.

Just gray.

The type of day that can pull you in and make you lose all motivation. 602 more words

Halcyon Pond

The Secret of Success (you already know)

“Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Half effort does not produce half results. It produces no results. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.” -Hamilton Holt… 636 more words

Athletics