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Monday
May 17, 2010
War for Men's Minds
The Inescapable Importance of Philosophy: the Root of and Solution to our Problems
by Bob Palin
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Have you ever wondered why seemingly intelligent, articulate people cannot seem to come to a consensus on the important issues facing our nation today? Or even on what the issues should be? Whether itís the economy, foreign policy, immigration, gay marriage or any other issue you could name, the diversity of opinion is... (Read more...)
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Monday
September 12, 2005
Sense of Life
"Give It Away?!"
by Bob Palin
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During Mass, I would go through all the motions expected of me, standing, kneeling, sitting and being quiet. But my mind was normally elsewhere, thinking about comic books or girls, depending on my age at the time. I didnít usually pay much attention to the sermons but one in particular stands out clearly in my mind, even decades after the event. (Read more...)
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Monday
February 21, 2005
Arts
Million Dollar Baby: A Moving and Memorable Morality Tale
by Bob Palin
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Even though itís been a week since I saw Million Dollar Baby, the characters and events that are portrayed therein stay with me. The emotional impact that this movie has had on me is powerful and lasting. To Clint Eastwood and everyone involved in the production of this wonderful and masterful achievement, I say thank ... (Read more...)
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Friday
November 19, 2004
War for Men's Minds
A Condemnation and a Letter
by Bob Palin
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As you can see, Susan, the more I quote from Nakken, the more sarcastic I become. It is because I find his ideas so repugnant. The philosophical ideas behind this book are so contrary to my own philosophy, I find it difficult to not get passionately angered. I can do nothing less than morally condemn The Addictive Personality.
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Monday
November 8, 2004
Sense of Life
Assignment: Infiltrate Alcoholics Anonymous
by Bob Palin
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I'm currently taking a course called "Drugs and Human Behavior" at a local community college. A pay raise at my job is contingent on accumulating enough "incentive credits," which is my reason for taking this course. One assignment† was to attend an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting and to write about our personal†reaction ... (Read more...)
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