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Of my four closest friends in high school, two are vegetarians, one dabbled, and one didn’t eat beef because he’s weird. I’ve had conversations with each of them at different times about why they changed their diet and the initial difficulties in doing so, and always at the end of these conversations I have the same reaction as Hank Green in the video above—you guys are right and that’s annoying. 396 more words
Today’s Gospel reading offers us a clear challenge.
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So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others.
Philosopher Candace Vogler, of the University of Chicago, is a principal investigator in a project grappling with virtue, happiness and the meaning of life.
Prof Vogler is seeking to establish if self-transcendence – the sense that life is part of a bigger good – helps to make the cultivation and exercise of virtue a source of profound human fulfillment. 646 more words
One of the developing trends in education, internationally, over the last few years, has been the renewed attention to the moral dimensions of education, and more specifically, to character education. 706 more words