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Don’t Love Yourself!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Alright, I admit my title is a ruse, and yet…I really am sick of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to…

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Far from Home

I was an atheist, and insufferably superior about it. I considered myself more rational, more evolved than my naïve religious friends. But there was one thing I couldn’t explain: The Wallaces. The Wallaces were the unofficial den parents of our … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children Well

“Though the boys throw stones at the frogs in sport, the frogs do not die in sport, they die in earnest.”  ~Bion of Borysthenes (325 – 250 B.C.) Suicide is now the number three cause of death among children, and at … Continue reading

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Don’t Love Yourself!

Alright, I admit my title is a ruse, and yet…I really am sick of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to learn to like ourselves. In … Continue reading

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Is Robin Williams in Hell?

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Robin Williams’ death brought on the expected flood of tributes, but also a smaller wave of hellfire warnings by judgmentalists—because Robin lived a sometimes sinful life and died at his own hands. These warnings were…

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Is Robin Williams in Hell?

Robin Williams’ death brought on the expected flood of tributes, but also a smaller wave of hellfire warnings by judgmentalists—because Robin lived a sometimes sinful life and died at his own hands. These warnings were countered by gentler folk who … Continue reading

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