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Violent protests are Hong Kong’s new normal

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/30/19, 11:20 am

Police in Hong Kong used tear gas, pepper spray, and water cannons Sunday to clear out unsanctioned protests. Hong Kong banned pro-democracy demonstrations last weekend, but protesters continued undeterred and responded to the police by hurling petrol bombs and bricks. More demonstrations are expected on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the Communist Party taking power in China.

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Krieg Barrie

Off to college

Higher Education | Hundreds of years of bad philosophy are about to immerse your child
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/01/19, 01:37 pm

You’re sending Johnny off to college and keeping your fingers crossed. You’ve heard the statistics about kids losing their faith at university; you believe the price tag is way out of proportion to the product; you know he’ll be paying loans off till he’s 40. But it’s a testimony to the power of tradition and cultural inertia that you’re going ahead with it anyway.

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A debt to the truth

Television | Chernobyl honestly portrays the disaster that can ensue when people believe in lies 
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/13/19, 01:25 pm

The book of Romans teaches that God’s invisible qualities are evident in His creation—thus, people have no excuse for failing to know Him. It seems fair to posit the inverse is equally true: It shouldn’t take a reading of Calvin’s treatise on total depravity to have a pretty good understanding of our nature as well. In that respect, the ideology of a particular storyteller often isn’t terribly important. So long as he strives to tell his tale honestly, the objective realities of God’s world will shine through.

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