How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently | Brain Pickings. A brief overview of Daniel Dennett’s approach to offering critique. Can we make this a mandatory required reading selection for all politicians? lol
What Shakespeare always demands, though, is our sympathy, because, to put it simply, he writes about people like us. Offhand, I can think of only one character he wrote – Iago in Othello – that slips through the safety-net of his concern. Shakespeare might not agree with Lear’s sweeping and […]
My friend Hannah has a blog and now a book where she examines daily life in the light of the Gospel. I love it, and it always leaves me thinking. Like today’s post about how our media-drenched culture isn’t the first to crush women under unrealistic expectations of beauty and […]
Short piece. I enjoyed reading it. Just another day at the coffee shop I don’t know much about the blog hosting the piece, but I’ve found some really interesting reads there over the past week.
The point of marriage isn’t to find our missing half. It’s to help each other become all God intended. Our future, real selves. In marriage, two people partner to that end. They see the best in each other—the person God created them to be—and they push and pull each other […]