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My Dinner With Andre, 1981, Louis Malle

My Dinner With Andre has been on my radar for decades now. It seems like yesterday that Siskel & Ebert wouldn’t stop raving about it. In film circles (and probably non-film circles too) it has become somewhat of a joke. 1,801 more words


Food Trip

On the way home after an exasperating work at the academe, five men decided to eat at nearby restaurant. At the restaurant, the gang was immediately accommodated by the waiter. 1,232 more words


Displacing God's Word

This morning, as I proceeded through my daily Bible reading, I noticed how the opening nine verses of Matthew 15 apply to many 21st Century churches. 473 more words


Groundless hope

In the recent general election in the UK in May the political discussion sometimes turned on the idea of hope. Each of the political parties was keen to convince the electorate that their particular plan for the UK, their ‘vision’, was the best recipe for hope. 1,332 more words


Alexis Tsipras: What Kinds of 'Blairite Response' are at Issue Here?

From Telesur TV:


Rather than heeding their call and using the impressive momentum gained by the defiance of the Troika on Sunday’s referendum, Tsipras had a Blairite response.

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What is Truth? - part 3

Why is it so important to understand and embrace the concept of absolute truth in all areas of life including faith and religion?

Simply because life has consequences for being wrong. 1,136 more words

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What is Truth? - part 2

A foundational principle of philosophy is being able to discern between truth and error, or as Thomas Aquinas observed, “It is the task of the philosopher to make distinctions.” 1,239 more words

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