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Yes, please tell me I'm beautiful: a response to Phylicia Delta

I have said before that I believe there are at least two types of Christianity when it comes to defining the role of sin: you have the Calvinist extreme on one end, viewing all of humanity as something evil, despicable, depraved; on the more progressive end, you have Christians affirming humanity’s ability to be good, while still affirming that goodness comes only from God. 1,116 more words


Wrap Up

When I started this blog I had one purpose, to try and put fact above opinion. Now that I have two debates up and running, Animal Testing and Cultural Appropriation, I have to say I did not reach everyone I did want to reach. 279 more words


Leadership Design...

“A ship is safe in the harbor but that is not what it was designed to do.” Unknown

A question came to mind when I first read this quote: What is our leadership designed to do? 146 more words


Cong Plays Gandhi Poltics

Writing on politics, I had said in a blog post (‘Scavenging With Pen‘) has been a dirty job which I tried to avoid.  But you cannot escape it when political sloganeering defying  logic is unthinkingly accepted by many  as truth. 896 more words


Is Science Another Religion?

Initially, I was thrown off by this question. (Or rather, this answer to this question in Quora). Automatically, my answer came as a “no”. But I wanted to challenge myself, so I thought, why not? 387 more words


The Class-size debate - it matters to teachers

Class size matters to teachers

Class size is a perennial question in education. What is the ideal size for a school class? Teachers would like smaller classes, to improve learning. 1,001 more words


Kaine leads rally against push to 'repeal and replace' Obamacare

RICHMOND, Va. — Hundreds of people came to Capitol Square Sunday for a rally to “Save Our Health Care.”

Several legislators spoke, including Sen. Tim Kaine, Gov. 483 more words