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Self-Righteousness

Self-righteousness — the state of being which is produced and sustained by placing opinions about facts above the acknowledgment of truth — lies at the root of most human misery.

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Understanding New Truths

I owe to organized religion my introduction to the notion of truth and to my schoolteachers the awareness that the progressive movement of humanity is not only possible, but highly probable. What I never came to understand from either church … Continue reading

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We Have Left Her

Human beings like to distill complex concepts into simple, often simplistic terms. When you consider truth, for instance, many think simply of the “facts” or “telling the truth.” Limiting your definition and understanding of “truth” to “not lying”, however, is … Continue reading

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Truth Made Flesh

Truth Made Flesh by Gregg Hake Truth made flesh is sublime When in nature or in rhyme; Never ugly like a fact, Perfectly her laws do act.

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Restoring to Grace

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” – Sophocles The intrigue and drama surrounding the resignation of General Petraeus from his post … Continue reading

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Chains of Circumstance

“We are strange beings, we seem to go free, but we go in chains – chains of training, custom, convention, association, environment – in a word, Circumstance – and against these bonds the strongest of us struggle in vain.” – … Continue reading

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