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Monthly Archives: August 2012

We Still Ponder

“If there is anything I have learned in my travels across the Planes, it is that many things may change the nature of a man. Whether regret, or love, or revenge or fear – whatever you believe can change the nature of a man, can. I’ve seen belief move cities, make men stave off death, […]

What can change the nature of a man?

I’ve been thinking today a lot about the nature of us as human beings.  What makes us who we are?  Is it environment?  Is it genetics?  Is it learned behavior?  Is it how we want to be?  Is it our perceptions of ourselves that shape us?  Or do our perceptions of others change the way […]

Mental Blocks

The mind is a funny thing. On the one hand, it is the most important part of being human.  Cogito, ergo sum – we are merely because we think.  Unable to form independent thought, we would cease to be individuals, becoming only “things”, objects in space, with neither purpose nor rhyme nor reason, no more […]

On the Subject of Bullying, and Protesting

Michael Patz wrote a nice little piece on why it’s un-Christian to decry homosexuality as sinful, particularly in light of the whole Chik-fil-a kerfuffle that’s been going on lately.  I suggest you check it out; as one tolerant and educated in Christian values, I was agreeing with all of his points. Up until one, minor, […]