Tag: Truth

The Truth Hurts

..before it heals So I’ve taken to a new diet of contention on YouTube — theological debates.  Roman Catholics vs. Protestants.  Reformed vs. Arminian.  Saturday vs. Sunday, Gifts vs. No Gifts.  I’m beginning to believe the serious inquirer, on any subject, won’t need anything like a “channel” anymore, not because content consolidators aren’t useful, but..

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Weasels Like this

The various defenses we make for our shortcomings — have you noticed this? — can almost never survive an honest conversation. I’ve been pondering Vince Gilligan’s character “Jessie Pinkman” in Breaking Bad.  You’ve seen this guy.  We all have. He’s the aloof, distant stoner, the guy who can’t be bothered to study, to apply himself,..

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Stop Saying #FirstWorldProblem

There are some truths so obvious you get a bit hoarse repeating them: Phoenix, Arizona is a nicer place to live than Tejarcillos, Costa Rica for a reason.  Seattle, Washington beats Zimbabwe for a reason. Salzburg, Austria trumps Sinhung, North Korea  for a reason.  It’s easier being a woman in Madison, Wisconsin than Riyadh, Saudi Arabia..

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