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Stay inchoate

Whatever conclusions you come up about yourself and whatever insights you have about your behavior never buy into them, never be deceived to stay consistent… 24 more words

What Book Are We Reading?

“The fact is, we sometimes read Scripture, thinking of what it ought to say, rather than what it does say.” -Charles Spurgeon

Who is the Real Fool?

“A fool think himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -William Shakespeare

Personality?

“We often make peace with besetting sins and call them personality.” -Chris Larson

Opinion: The Role of Skepticism

In an unremarkable galaxy, among billions, there sits an unremarkable star, among billions in that galaxy, and around that star orbits a speck of dust. To quote Carl Sagan, “Think of the rivers of blood spilled there by the generals and emperors of history were so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of that fraction of a dot.” From this perspective, the world feels very, very small and humans, even smaller. 250 more words

Skeptiquest

Self-Knowledge Ends Undue Suspicion of Others

“Beware of no man more than yourself, we carry our own worst enemies within us.” -Charles Spurgeon

World of Illusions: 5 Lies We Tell Ourselves (And What to Do About Them)

We are awash in illusion. Today is no worse than yesterday in this regard, except now there is technology which can help push this illusion to ever greater heights of realism. 1,408 more words

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