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How Television is Made

One of the greatest gifts we could give to primary school students is a course in television or filmmaking — let them produce their own YouTube show, and then show it to the whole class at the end of the … Continue reading

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Character

Without moral structures and the literature that they amass, what remains to counter the siren song of entertainment, the responsibility-less world of sheer fantasy, the make-believe land where consequences never happen? There is a reason why the juvenile media make … Continue reading

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The Death of Disagreement

Others have spoken of the death of outrage (notably William Bennett); and what I see is a concomitant disorder. Society should be free, but underneath that freedom is a moral soil, as Ravi Zacharias has said, and it’s inescapable, really. … Continue reading

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The Lies of Spiritualism

The supernatural has always fascinated me. I have experienced evil. I have family members who have various gifts. I have experienced and do experience the Holy Spirit. One thing that unites all of this is a relentless honesty. Because I … Continue reading

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The Two Layers of Barbarization

There are two ways that a culture becomes barbarized, that is, disdainful of ethics, gross, selfish, narrowly-focused on carnal appetites, and animalistic. The first of these is a turning away from first principles. When individuals, groups, and then cultures decide … Continue reading

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Boundaries

They think that no-one could be that pure, because any display of purity shames them. Anyone who does what they chose not to do illuminates their excuses and without words, ridicules them. When they see the good, they marshal weapons … Continue reading

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Confirmation Bias

We all know about the idea of confirmation bias — that you find what you want to find; your preconceptions influence you to the degree that you cannot accurately determine truth. I’ve always found this idea to be a bit … Continue reading

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