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On Subway, Dignity for a Misfit

I was riding the crowded subway in New York City. Every 10 to 15 seconds or so, someone behind me shouted unintelligible words. The first time, I ignored ...


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Corrected by a Homeless Man's Rebuke

A homeless man in New York City rebuked me one day. I found him going through a trashcan on the side of our Manhattan church building. Frankly, I was ...


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"Requiem for a Heavyweight": The Need for Significance

Requiem for a Heavyweight tells the story of a 37-year-old boxer forced to give up fighting due to head injuries suffered in the ring. He must now find ...


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Carl Sandburg on Human Nature

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.

—Author, poet Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)


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Rodney Dangerfield Got No Respect

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who died October 5, 2004, at age 82, made a living making fun of himself and the difficulty of getting what we all desire: ...


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Man Pities Woman Using Food Stamps

While picking up provisions for a weekend trip, author Donald Miller describes what happened as he stood in line at the grocery store.

At the checkout ...

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"Artificial Intelligence: A.I.": Human Worth

In the movie Artificial Intelligence: A.I., technologically advanced robots look like human beings but are discarded whenever they are no longer deemed ...


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Creation Accounts Reveal View of Humanity

Contrast the creation of the first man according to Genesis 2 with the creation of the first human beings according to Mesopotamian tradition. True, in ...


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Eddie Johnson's Bad Day

So you think you've had a bad day? It may take former NBA star and current Phoenix TV commentator Edward Arnett Johnson a long time to get over the worst ...


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Sons Don't Live Up to Their Names

In their fascinating book, Freakonomics, economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner point out that one of the first acts of parental power comes in the ...


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