Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson What happens to your friendliness factor when someone disagrees with you?
What’s your take on this? We engage this topic in Episode 47 | Bouquet of Trouble.
I may err but I am not a heretic, for the first has to do with the mind and the second with the will! ― Meister Eckhart
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. –Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Mike Bell “Why should I care?” that was the refrain in the Oingo Boingo 80’s hit “Nothing Bad Ever Happens To Me”. The song detailed really unfortunate things happening to people, and then the non-concern of the observer, echoing a sentiment shared by many of the self-focused masses living out of harm’s way. We…
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. –Henry Thomas Buckle Having a great mind hinges on a DECISION, not DNA.
If it’s true that reality is what you bump into when you’re wrong, that will explain the bruises and discomfort we may often feel when we discover the truth. In this episode we discuss the beloved Mother Teresa and manage to get some bruises along the way. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e16.mp3
In this episode we share a little history and offer our unique take on Colin Kaepernick. We also share some thoughts on our friendly neighborhood Satanists who have opened up shop in Utah. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e15.mp3
When it comes to morality you only have two options. Either there is objective moral truth–a standard for right and wrong that is independent of what people think or feel. Something would objectively true even if no one agreed with it. The other option is subjective moral truth. All truth claims are really just the…
Can’t trust ’em. They are going to look out for each other. No justice! No accountability! This statement could just as easily roll of the seething lips of a cynical black man as from a mollycoddled white conservative. Though both men may feel worlds a part from one another. Though the route, the experiences, the cultural narratives…
Who’s to blame for the Orlando shooting? Is it true that Christians have contributed to a culture of hate? Wouldn’t that make Christians complicit…at least a little guilty for violence against the LGBT community? http://traffic.libsyn.com/sacredskeptics/ss_e6.mp3