Category Archives: Art

Freedom Isn’t a “Want.” It’s a Need.

There are a lot of things we want in life, and few things we actually need. Which is not to say that what we want isn’t important: it is. And be assured that as time goes by and the billionaires … Continue reading

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Don’t Despair. But Do, Do Think

It’s okay to feel irritated. These aren’t so much “unprecedented times” as they are alarming ones. You know, for freedom; human dignity; the right to choose what we do and do not inject into our bodies; the ability to move … Continue reading

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Get More Done by Slowing Down

An important part of reaching our goals is to slow down. Corporate culture tells us to work and work and work, but reality and truth tell us to take time to think and rest Continue reading

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Reject Corporate Culture and Find Something Real Instead

Surely, our culture must be more than working too hard, constantly feeling overwhelmed, and burying our faces in our phones? Continue reading

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First and Foremost, Trust Yourself

Of all the people we are instructed to trust, when are we ever encouraged to trust ourselves? Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Parasites Define Who You Are

Both religion and science have their own version of the doctrine of original sin. It’s wise not believing in either of their teachings. Continue reading

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You Can Be Free, or Obedient, but Not Both

Obedient people are loyal not to friends and family, but to authority, and the authorities. It’s wise to be wary of them. Continue reading

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Finding Truth in a World of Questionable Facts

The challenge of living in an information society is sifting through the facts and determining what is true and what is false. Continue reading

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The Power of Doing Nothing

Busy, purposeful, efficient, enterprising — these are words of excellence and worth in American culture. When you think about it, the U.S. doesn’t actually have a culture, unless you consider going to work, thinking about ways to get rich, spending … Continue reading

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God Made the Boat. You’re the Boat. God’s Not Going to Burn up the Boat.

The American Evangelical “Christian” church has much to answer for in people’s confusion about God. After all, their central tenet is this: God made you. You’re a sinner. Because God is perfect and you’re a sinner, He can’t stand you … Continue reading

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