As I was trudging through my History degree, something became quickly apparent: people like big, great people to be able to focus on in history. In antiquity, there are the commonly known names of Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Genghis Khan, who all made their names famous through military ventures. 1,300 more words
I’ve listened to many different podcasts over the last few years and have generally found them as a whole to be remarkably similar to commercial television—that is, 90 percent somewhat mindless and boring, with the other 10 worthwhile and interesting. 1,125 more words
This is the second in a series on the four Sundays of Advent. For the 1st Sunday, Hope, click here.
It’s easy to lose sight of the genuine profundity of World War I, the Great War, in our world off first-person shooters, militarized law enforcement, and perpetual military interventions waged from control rooms thousands of miles from targets. 704 more words