“The same exercise (i.e. the study of philosophy) at once teaches to live well and to die well.” – Epicurus, Epistle to Menoeceus The Seventh Annual Symposium of Epicurean Philosophy recently took place in Athens, Greece. This... Read More
2016 was the hottest year on record, 2015 and 2014 come in second and third, respectively, and 2017 seems like it’ll fall right in line. Yes, the planet is heating up and some Americans still... Read More
Finding Trump’s Refugee Policy Will Christians Be Prioritized?
Over the last weekend of January, Donald Trump screened his very first movie at the White House Family Theater: Finding Dory. He sat in the bright red president’s armchair watching an animated story about a... Read More
Oklahoma, “where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain,” is among the reddest of red states. It gave Donald Trump the third biggest percentage he received anywhere—65.3 percent— surpassed only by coal states West Virginia... Read More
“Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever.” This was white supremacist Alabama Governor George Wallace’s epic battle cry in his infamous 1963 inaugural speech demonizing the civil rights movement. Billionaire Christian conservative Betsy DeVos and... Read More
I was registering voters not too long before the California primary in June when two men came in. One registered, and the other thanked us but declined. We asked if he was a citizen and... Read More
He dared to question God’s existence. His tweets did not go unnoticed. Now, an unidentified twenty-eight-year-old Saudi man faces $5,330 in fines, ten years in prison, and 2,000 lashes. And he’s hardly the first to... Read More