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Getting Trapped in Mary’s Room

Rachel Chimits
August 14, 2020

Acclimating to a life with limited human relationships is all too easy for some, especially during a season of social distancing, but is that healthy?

Frank Cameron Jackson, professor of philosophy, created the now famous scenario called “Mary’s Room” to demonstrate the limits of knowledge.

Say It Like You Mean It

Rachel Chimits
August 3, 2020

Bad apologies are easy to find and even easier to produce, but what exactly makes a genuinely good apology?

One golden example of how not to make amends would be our dearly beloved Justin Bieber. He has left these glorious tidbits indelibly inscribed on social media and the internet for all posterity.

Freedom From All Sin Ever?

Rachel Chimits
July 29, 2020

The Bible tells us that we’re free from sin but what exactly does that freedom entail?

In the Lord of the Rings’ second volume, The Two Towers, Frodo and Sam are a journey to destroy the One Ring, a terrible weapon of evil. They’re joined, rather unwillingly, by Sméagol who held the ring before Frodo and was corrupted by it. One night, Sam awakes to the sound of Sméagol quite literally debating with his own alter ego, Gollum.

Faulty Interiors and Broken Framing

Rachel Chimits
July 27, 2020

Often we’re alarmingly unaware of the trials and hardships that begin dismantling our faith until a complete collapse comes, so how do we maintain spiritual strength?

In 1994, a magnitude 6.7 earthquakes hit San Fernando Valley in California. Apartments and parking structures folded in on themselves. A freeway collapsed; streets cracked in half.