Reading Time: < 1 minute Are golfing and Jesus connected? Well, if you strain enough, they sure are.
Reading Time: < 1 minute In his book, “The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone—Especially Ourselves,” Dr. Dan Ariely performed a study on people who owned knock-off items.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Studies have revealed a habit that we’re all better off ditching sooner rather than later.
Reading Time: 2 minutes “This is a very important lesson. You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.”
Reading Time: 4 minutes “Simplifying important but complex messages can be a necessary and valuable approach for increasing the reach of those messages. But when simplification renders the message inaccurate, the mission is harmed.” —Dr. Heather E. Heying While I was on a quick, 24-mile hike with an acquaintance, she commented that I would talk about things which “made no sense.” While they made plenty of sense to me, and I was conveying correct…
Reading Time: 4 minutes This meme demonstrates the importance of critically examining our own beliefs; of being willing to put forth both the support and flaws that our beliefs might have—in this case, the statements in the picture are deeply flawed to the point of possibly seeming deceitful upon deeper examination. We need to be honest about our convictions and reasons for them. I’ve seen (and have done this myself in the past, to…
Reading Time: 2 minutes We need to be honest about our convictions and reasons for them. I’ve seen (and have done this myself in the past, to my great discredit) people hold a certain view, and proclaim it, while at the same time ignoring any evidence to the contrary, or even sweeping the contradictory evidence under the rug. Presenting sloppy and weak arguments is negative, but giving someone a snow job is much worse….
Reading Time: 2 minutes “One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.”