You hear a lot of talk about loving your neighbor, but what does that really mean? Neighbor love can be defined in three ways and about 450 words, so let’s go. Neighbors are the people that live on your street. Americans in general are pretty bad about knowing the people who live proximate to them.…Read More
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Lessons from physics: how to glorify God in the new year
When I entered college, I already knew I wanted to take a couple specific courses: journalism, for one, and physics. “What?! Physics? Why would you take that? It’s crazy hard!” Yes, so I’ve been told. But at my liberal arts college, we’re required to take one lab science and one non-lab science. I had a bad…Read More
Are Syrian refugees safe?
(published in the Wheaton Record on 03 December 2015; edited and updated here on 06 December 2015) I’m not surprised that well over half of the United States is essentially barring Syrian refugees, despite the illegality of officially doing so and the human rights violations any de facto or de jure laws induce. This country…Read More
The Silliness of Fear
photo credit: http://www.rachelleb.com/images/2004_03_11/wrigley_field.jpg “I can’t believe we used to walk around the neighborhood without pepper spray,” my friend said the other day before we took a stroll through the quiet streets by her house. I thought to myself that I go to Chicago unarmed at night and am safe. Apparently people had been stabbed in…Read More