Day: October 27, 2012

5 YouTube Videos that Turn Heads TOWARDS Catholicism

Although not surprising, it is astonishing that Catholicism is viewed by the world so negatively. As Peter Kreeft mentions in his talk Seven Reasons Everyone on Earth Should Be a Roman Catholic, “We’re like an iron ball in the pit of the world’s stomach, we can’t be digested, we can’t be assimilated”. As it is, …

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Death with Dignity and Other Euphemisms

Our society is very fond of euphemisms. We like to wrap up difficult ideas and realities with words that make us feel warm and fuzzy, or at least distract us from the real meaning behind the word or phrase we are using. Phrases like pass away, friendly fire, and letting someone go, litter our vocabulary. We don’t even …

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Controlling Passion: Fire as Emotion and Desire

Remember that series we started? With this handy-dandy little reference sheet? Well, you’ll probably need the Fire Nation blurb for this post. In the Avatar universe, fire plays the role of energy and passion, requiring balance and control to keep it from devouring everything in its path—and ultimately devouring itself. The fire-bender characters met in …

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