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Politics

Photo Credit: The New Zealand Observer, work initialled “BLO” In Book III Chapter 9 of Politics, Aristotle concludes that: Political society exists for the sake of noble actions. But is this what we think of when we hear the word … Continue reading

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Objectives

Photo Credit: Dawn Endico Why do we go to school?: To learn skills that will help us succeed in life. And after one has “completed his or her education”, what does one have to do for the rest of his … Continue reading

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Free Thoughts

In the third chapter of Jose Rizal’s novel Noli Me Tangere, the protagonist Crisostomo Ibarra, who has just returned to the Philippines from Europe, is the guest of honor at a banquet and becomes subject to the curiosity of the … Continue reading

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Land of the Free

Is freedom something that one can know just by being born in America? And did the Founding Fathers of America just wake up one day and discover “freedom”? It would take almost a century to outlaw slavery in the United … Continue reading

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Positive

Photo Credit: Michael Melgar There are so many issues going on all the time that it’s easy to get lost in all the negativity.  But unless we have absolutely nothing positive in our lives, should we add to the negativity? … Continue reading

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Guidelines

Photo Credit: неизвестен In Eastern Christianity and other icon-painting Christian traditions, the icon is generally a flat panel painting depicting a holy being or object such as Jesus, Mary, Saints, Angels, or the cross.  Icons may also be cast in … Continue reading

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Options

How can we know what all our choices are? Can we know simply based on what we’ve been told or shown? It would be easier if that was true, but is it? If we simply had to be told or … Continue reading

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