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WHY TEENAGERS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE STUPID

Why Teenagers Are Supposed To Be Stupid Osborn Allen Brain Louisiana

My wife is an adolescent medicine doctor, meaning she is a pediatrician that specializes in teenagers. A key idea she has always emphasized is that the adolescent brain is not fully developed—particularly when it comes to executive function. This means

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WHY I BELIEVE YOU WHEN YOU SAY, “I WAS BORN GAY”

I Was Born Gay Graphic

I am a Christian minister. I preach regularly in a Christian church. I am in a seminary (Bible college) and have written a book on basic Christian doctrines. I host two podcasts that preach Jesus and reveal how Biblical principles

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WHY THE FUTURE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE PRESENT: ON THE PARIS ATTACKS, THE SYRIAN REFUGEES & PROVIDENCE

Paris Attacks and Syrian Refugees Graphic

  The French people have been struck by tragedy. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the recent catastrophic attacks on the French capital that claimed the lives of more than 120 individuals. As the NY Times reports, ISIS has called

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HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT: A MASSIVE THREAT TO AMERICAN LIFE

Hidden in Plain Sight Threats to American Life Graphic

The truth hurts, and when the truth forces you to challenge your deeply-held assumptions about reality, that’s when it hurts the most. With the facts, we can take the painful step and pivot, cognizant that we will now proceed in

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RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibility by Hugo Petr Novak

In The Responsible Self by H. R. Niebuhr, the author develops a moral philosophy based not upon rigid rules or prescriptions but instead a flexible algorithm developed by answering two sequential questions: (1) “What is happening?” and (2) “What should

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CHRISTIAN ETHICS by J. PHILIP WOGAMANN

Christian Ethics

*** (of 5) The bottom line: An adequate, although not comprehensive, introduction to Christian ethics that provides a synopsis of the major thinkers and movements.   Christian Ethics moves in a linear fashion throughout history and successively builds upon prior

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Illegal Immigrants

Recently, a “crisis” developed along the southern American border concerning illegal immigrants under the age of eighteen. In fact, since the start of 2014, more than ninety thousand minors have crossed over the border illegally, and this number represents a

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Posted in Current Events, Opinion, Politics

DESIGNER BABIES

Designer Babies Rembrandt

Who has full rights to the genetic makeup of unborn children? Is it the parents, or is that privilege better left in the hands of the divine? Is “tinkering” with an unborn child’s DNA morally corrupt even when the parents

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Posted in Medical, Opinion

PERVERTED JUSTICE

Perverted Justice The Prophet MIcah

Justice is a term often used to denote a political or social mechanism to restore an offended party to its pre-injury condition, yet we live in a world of perverted justice, which tends to, in fact, not create harmony among

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ETHICAL DILEMMAS

Ethical Dilemmas

Are decisions made against the wishes of a person, but allegedly for that person’s best interest, the right or ethical thing to do? Are classic ethical dilemmas not those that involve multiple parties, each pursuing what they think is right

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