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The Cult of Positivity

In a recent Bloomberg Business article, Mark Ellwood confronts what he calls the "cult of positivity.” He titled his article “Trying ...


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Gifts Which Are Difficult to Accept

Tim Keller writes:

Imagine an aging man whose hearing is failing but who is in denial about it. He usually complains that it is other people who are mumbling. ...

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Former NFL Running Back Helps Others After Alcoholism Cost Him His Career

Montee Ball remembers the day he could have changed the course of his career. The Denver Broncos' running backs coach, Eric Studesville, smelled the ...


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Talk Radio Icon Died from Lung Cancer Despite Downplaying Danger

Author Judi Ketteler wrote an opinion column for NBC news that reflected on the complicated legacy of the late talk radio icon and conservative commentator ...


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Seeing Isn’t Always Believing

The radio program, This American Life, tells the story about the late writer David Rakoff, who had a hard time believing what was right in front of his ...


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Celebrity Retracts Virus Denial After Son Tests Positive

Former game show host Chuck Woolery recently deactivated his Twitter account after doing a dramatic about-face on a life or death issue. On July 12th, ...


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High-Tech Way to Cope with Death

A South Korean virtual reality (VR) company has recently undertaken the challenging task of reuniting a mother with her deceased daughter in VR. Jang ...


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When Abundant Evidence is Not Enough

Mary Jo Sharp writes in her book, Why I Still Believe, “There’s something else going on here. Humans don’t always ‘believe it ...


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The Theater Is on Fire

In a sermon, the Reverend Ethan Magness quoted the Danish philosopher Kierkegaard who told this parable:

A crowded theater hosted a variety show, with ...

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The Power of Preference to Shape Beliefs

Writer/historian John Dickson writes about a social media post that annoyed his atheist friends. It was a portion of a 1929 interview of Albert Einstein ...


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