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"Who Do You Say That I Am?" Jesus of Wikipedia

If there was ever a social experiment that defined the beginning of the twenty first century, it would be Wikipedia, which celebrated its 10th anniversary last week. Whether you like the broadminded enlightenment rationale that logical humans can join together and answer any and all questions, or the postmodern notion that truth is found within […]

Slumdog Millionaire and American Self-Reliance

In last Saturday’s New York Times, Anand Giridharadas wrote an interesting article about Slumdog Millionaire and the American Dream of self-reliance, the full text of which can be found here: “…the film’s freshness lies not just in how the West sees India. It lies, too, in how Indians see themselves. It portrays a changing India, […]

Serenity Prayer

In this morning’s New York Times, there’s an interesting article about the origins of the Serenity Prayer. The version most often quoted is, “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.” This prayer has become a cornerstone […]