• Faith and Reason: An Analysis of Life of Pi’s Commentary on Religion
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    Reason, though it “shines at practicalities––the getting of food, clothing, and shelter,” does not “give greater answers” (Martel 98). On important questions, like the question of God’s existence, where reason does not give us answers, Martel says that believing in an answer (which takes a leap of faith) is necessary to continue living. Unbelief (or […]

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  • Our Emotional Attachment to Ideology
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    We all love belonging to a group. Identifying with a community seems to be an inherent part of being human. Whether it is reading, knitting, baseball, R&B music, environmental science, or something else, I am sure that if you examine your identity, you will find groups where you think you belong. When these groups are […]

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  • Admitting to Human Difference
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    As globalization continues to run its course, and people of different cultures engage in closer interactions, we are beginning to discover human differences. We look different, speak different languages, and hold different beliefs. I think people are generally at ease with these differences. Afterall, it would be pretty boring if all human beings acted the […]

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  • Are We in a Post-Truth Era?
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    Quickly Google “post truth era” and you will find a multitude of articles about white lies in our daily life, recent politics, or moral relativism, but that’s not what I am going to talk about. What I want to discuss here is the possibility that we have entered into an era where humans are no […]

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