The Course of Reason

After All, What Would Jesus Do?

November 7, 2011 Dren Asselmeier

I'm not normally a big TV-watcher, but every once and a while, a small-screen gem pops up on my Netflix instant queue (X-Files, Home Movies, etc.) and I have to watch every episode. The Wonder Years is the most recent gem that I have found. I've watched entirely too many episodes in too short of an amount of time, but the retro lives of the Arnold household have given me a lot to think about, like why is Craig Hobson such a jerk? What was life like before the internet? What's a map? Why are they sitting at the kitchen table to talk on the phone? And most importantly, why does being a kid suck so much?

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The Value of Prayer

November 4, 2011 Seth Kurtenbach

Hey all! Seth Kurtenbach here. This will be quick and painless and full of plugs (there is a sex pun somewhere in there, but I can't figure it out).

In Columbia, Missouri, there is a church with a sign out front that reads something like, "Prayer + $1 dollar = food for the needy".

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A Christian has 3 Questions for Atheists

November 3, 2011 Dave Muscato

Hello all! Dave here.

Let me start by saying the conference was AMAZING, and I will be writing more about it soon. I am waiting for some photos and video before I write up the whole thing for you guys. For now, I want to share with you 3 questions that were posed by a Christian, to atheists, on Reddit’s r/atheism page. Here they are, with my responses:

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Rant: Teaching Styles in Medical and Philosophy Classes

November 2, 2011 Ben Sima

As a student of both philosophy and medicine, I see two very different teaching strategies on a daily basis.

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Music Monday: Slayer - “Jesus Saves”

October 31, 2011 Cody Hashman

Happy Halloween everyone! Today's Music Monday is brought to you by Slayer. I'm not sure why but they are one of the bands that seems most halloweenic to me...? I'm also not sure if halloweenic is a word. 

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