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Religious Freedom: Possible in a Modern world Through a Classic Concept

In 1859, J.S. Mill published his classic work On Liberty. [1] This book details the relationship between authority and liberty and outlines the importance of individuality. 735 more words

Civic Life

Brother’s Keeper

Editor’s Note. This article was originally written by Fred Butler and posted at Hip and Thigh and is being reposted here with permission.

What I am about to state here is raw and blunt. 1,003 more words

The Pen

More Water Woes: Contention and Temptation (Exodus 17:1-7)

The Israelites left the Wilderness of Sin and headed toward Canaan, camping in Rephidim.  They complained and asked Moses to find them water.  Moses asked them why they contended with him and tempted God.  281 more words

Biblical Reflections

Right to freedom of speech... but how 'bout, right to be heard?

I find it very interesting, this idea of having the freedom to speak our thoughts aloud. Because how can freedom of speech truly exist when we are constantly (and unknowingly) censoring ourselves? 251 more words


Contention Matters

Thank you Aachen for hosting numerous matters of contention last month. I look forward to our ongoing conversations and overlapping futures (click on the poster for more information).

Recent Work

The He'art' of Life

I’m happy. What does this mean? Does this mean you are happy with your work, understanding parents, lovely wife, blessed with charming children and a hunky-dory life? 408 more words


history is rich
with contention for laurels
the race to the swift
the spoils to the victor
success to the persistent 6 more words