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people

“The more we simply blame ‘those people,’ the less likely we are to see in others a shared humanity”

Source » John Inazu in USA Today: The more we neglect political nuance and the more we simply blame “those people” for the current state of affairs, the less likely we are to see in others a shared humanity, to say nothing of a shared project of self-governance. For the sake

”A staggering moment for Chicago"

Source » And for people everywhere. It stirs me up to pray things like the psalmist frequently prayed in the face of inexplicable cruelty.

”Good teachers make it possible for people to change their positions without shame"

“Good teachers make it possible for people to change their positions without shame” -Rosaria Butterfield

Economics and happiness

Source » There is an asymmetry in the way people compare themselves with others.

Culture, sex, and god

Source » A sure sign of sex as ‘god:’ More people today can imagine being happy without money more easily than they can imagine being happy without sex.

“A lot of people just don’t have the words. They don’t have words like ‘sin’ and ‘grace’”

Source » David Brooks interview with Tavis Smiley

“Education should not be intended to make people comfortable, it is meant to make them think”

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“The angel asked,”What are you doing here? This is a tomb and tombs are for dead people. Jesus is alive again!"

“The angel asked,”What are you doing here? This is a tomb and tombs are for dead people. Jesus is alive again!" Luke 24:5-6, paraphrase from Sally Lloyd-Jones
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