Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Why Doubt Is Important

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We want to know things with certainty. We want to be able to classify actions and things and people into categories we can place in mental files, sorted into neat folders that we can retrieve when necessary. We dislike doubt. … Continue reading

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The Future of Religion

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Religions have evolved over thousands of years. They’re not static. Even the most staid ones embrace or at least permit new ideas at some point, even if those allowances are over relatively minor aspects of their belief systems. So we … Continue reading

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Why Do We Forsake Real News?

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It’s been happening for years: the delivery of infotainment in place of real news. I realize that most of us want infotainment, which is why we get it, but a few of us would like to be notified of important … Continue reading

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