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17 "Wise" Is Not a Suffix

One of my pet peeves is hearing “-wise” used as a suffix.

William Strunk and E.B. White, co-authors of The Elements of Style, (Macmillan, 1979) share my disdain: 527 more words

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Are You Thick Skinned?

Lately I’ve been starting my day with a slice of fresh lemon in a mug of hot water. I enjoy the taste, and have also heard this is good for digestion. 281 more words


Why do you do the things you do in the name of the Lord?

Every week, I meet with a group of guys at IHOP for breakfast, coffee, and Bible study. For the last year, we have been working chapter by chapter through the Minor Prophets. 241 more words


(Part 3) The Moral Case for Separating State and The Economy – What’s That About?

In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we pointed out the similarities between a full, pure, uncontrolled, unregulated laissez-faire market for religious ideas and a full, pure, uncontrolled, unregulated laissez-faire market for products and services. 724 more words

Individual Rights

Quote of the Day - March 15, 2015

“A free society depends upon a high degree of mutual trust. The public will not give that trust to officials who are not seen to be impartially dedicated to the general public interest, nor will they give trust to those high in government who violate the rule of law they ask citizens to obey at the expense of self-interest, or to those who present government as the place where one feathers his own nest, exchanges favors with friends and former associates.”

–Archibald Cox

Sharing honestly about self interest

I want to share really honestly with you this afternoon. My deepest concern for British society, above all other things, above domestic abuse, above crime, above loneliness and even above poverty is this… selfishness. 879 more words

Jessie Jacobs

The principle of justice: Is it ethical to fire employees who are on a leave?

Recently, I was interviewed for a national TV network’s local evening news on a case of two women who had been fired by their companies while on a maternity leave. 656 more words

Business Ethics