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How To Live

Dying Daily: How to Handle Life’s Challenges

By Madeline Diamont – We can bleed and feel that pain, embrace it and wait for the scar to form so we can continue on with our lives and our mission to be better. 

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Ethics and Morality

What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be?

By Rory Jones – Life rules are not bad, but they must be assessed to determine if they align with the person we want to be or if they need to be cast off in favor of more robust life rules.

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Knowledge and Knowing

Trust, Paranoia, and Giving our Word

By Josh Petersen – Testimony, I think, defines in part what it means to be human — to cooperatively and socially understand the difficult and massive world around us. When we lose that ability, we also lose a part of what makes us human, what makes us social creatures.

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Religion and Spirituality

Why Does Suffering Exist?

By Taylor Gross – The amount of suffering in the world seems disproportionate to the amount of human progress.

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Being and Existence

Relationships and the Value of Value

By Emilee Clark –

Think about the relationship you have with people in your daily life and the status of those relationships? Do you value some more than others?

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Being and Existence

Sunsets, New Beginnings, and Uncertainty

By Lillian Rutledge –  In Albert Camus’ The Stranger, an existentialist novel, the sun causes Meursault to lose his sanity and his compassion, but it isn’t until the sun actually sets that he experiences this loss; specifically in jail following his trial, Meursault becomes distraught with God, with life in general, and feels as if […]

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Religion and Spirituality

Can Music Be Philosophical?

By Andrew Graziano – Only when you are captivated by an idea or theme do you then want to explore it. Mahler explains that the same concept applies to a piece of music.

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