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Mapping the Covid Vaccine Landscape

As the Covid-19 vaccine has increased its distribution the last several weeks and more people are faced with the decision of whether or not to get it, the internet has been filled with a myriad of narratives and perspectives–which is no surprise. As we’ve seen with many things surrounding the coronavirus–from the level of danger…

What If Books and Conversations Aren’t Enough to Make Us Wise?

If growing in wisdom were as simple as going to the right school and reading the right books, why aren’t more people truly wise? As a teacher of many years, I direct great time and energy toward selecting and discussing the right books. Every year I reevaluate my curriculum and reading lists; I listen to…

Two Days after the Insurrection at Capitol Hill: Brief Reflections

I’m usually not one for “hot takes,” because often these hot takes merely fall back into intrenched perspectives, surface-level reasoning, and unhelpful trashing of the people and ideas we already don’t like. I was reading a newsletter by the Trinity Forum today that reminded me that hot takes are often at the expense of deep…