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Keith Witty
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The Play of a Kierkegaardian House
          Perhaps Derrida’s Structure,
Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences could be understood as a
critique of the structuralist ignorance of anxiety. This is not to say that
structuralism was ignorant of the concept of anxiety, itself, but i...
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Forgive My Father, He Knows Not What He Does
It's been a troublesome week for the NFL. They are finally faced with what has been happening under the surface of the league for years now, as testified to by former players such as Chris Carter and Keyshawn Johnson this morning on ESPN. What is interestin...
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The Play of a Kierkegaardian House
          Perhaps Derrida’s Structure,
Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences could be understood as a
critique of the structuralist ignorance of anxiety. This is not to say that
structuralism was ignorant of the concept of anxiety, itself, but i...
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If Someone Has Their Cloak Forcibly Taken From Them, Do Not Hesitate to Give Them Yours.
"To read widely, and often, is thus to hope to be changed, to still believe that change is possible. It is never, ever a waste of time. Be it an essay or short story or novel or article, a good read never goes unanswered because a good read opens up a world...
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One passage from Nietzsche's Twilight of the Idols  really struck me as I was reading this evening : Nothing seems rarer to me today than genuine hypocrisy. I greatly suspect that the soft air of our culture is insalubrious for this plant. Hypocrisy belongs...
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Doubting T(e)hom(as)
          The
words of the much maligned apostle Thomas ring sharply in much of theology
today, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the
nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe” (John 20: 25
NIV). Though Th...
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Decentering Humanity: The Ethics of the Subjective Objective
          In the famous 1939 Film, The
Wizard of Oz , we follow Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the
Scarecrow into the great wizard’s palace where they must confront the seemingly
powerful being. Upon his assertions of his own supreme power and...
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Gnosticism in "The Lego Movie"
     WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! This is one those posts where I look forward to one day looking back upon and laughing at myself for thinking that I ever knew anything.           After hearing several positive reviews of The Lego Movie  I decided it was most ...
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Gnosticism in "The Lego Movie"
     WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! This is one those posts where I look forward to one day looking back upon and laughing at myself for thinking that I ever knew anything.           After hearing several positive reviews of The Lego Movie  I decided it was most ...
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John Caputo and the Deathly Hallows
           In J.K. Rowling’s Harry
Potter and the Deathly Hallows, “The Tale of the Three Brothers” offers
significant commentary on religion. As a reward for evading Death (a being),
Death awards the three brothers magical items of their choosing. Though t...
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