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9 Books That Every Life-Long Learner Should Read

Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge.<p><i>by</i><p>Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and …

God, Gods, and Fairies | David Bentley Hart

One of the strangest claims often made by purveyors and consumers of today’s popular atheism is that disbelief in God involves no particular positive …

10 Things I Want My Daughter To Know When Things Get Real

Right now my daughter is sitting in her pajamas. It is 3:30 on a snowy March afternoon and all she cares about at this moment is snuggling with her …

Taking Aquinas Seriously

<i>Edward Feser is associate professor of philosophy at Pasadena City College, where he writes and teaches on contemporary analytic philosophy from a</i> …

Philosophy

Redirecting

Reason Enraptured | Edward T. Oakes

Anyone who tries to evaluate the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar faces not only the sheer size of his work and his vast erudition but his great …

The Future Lawyer

<i>This post was based upon the author’s keynote address to The German Bar Association on May 26th, 2017.</i><p>One way to describe the future lawyer is to …

Has there never been a better time for Innovative Legal Services?

Law firms and qualified lawyers are consistently held out to be resistant to change and stuck in the past, playing the same old game to clients who …

30 of Literary Fiction’s Most Risqué Book Covers

Recently at Literary Hub Headquarters (read: the bar down the street from our actual office), the editorial staff sat around discussing the books—and …

What is a Healthy Culture?

How should we judge the health of a culture?<p>We might do it by pointing to its greatest virtues. The Greek city states between 500 and 300 B.C., …

The Clockwork Condition

The author comments on his most famous book, in 1973.<p>I am by trade a novelist. It is, I think, a harmless trade, though it is not everywhere considered a respectable one. Novelists put dirty language into the mouths of their characters, and they show these characters fornicating or going to the …

From a Vanished Library | David Bentley Hart

The library in question is not the Great Library of Alexandria, but it is every bit as much a thing of the past, existing now as scarcely a …

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be stopping in Calgary

The 8th edition of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will travel across Canada this November and December in support of Food Banks Canada.<p>“We are …

Canada

The World’s Best Ice Hotels—Where the Rooms Are as Cold as They Are Beautiful Photos

With winter well under way, many skiers and snowboarders will be hitting the mountains for their yearly adrenaline rush. For them, nothing is more enjoyable then zipping downhill, run after run, until they finally feel the chill, signaling it’s time to head back to a warm hotel. But what about …

The perfect girls' weekend getaway in Kelowna

No one wants summer to end… the sunshine, beaches, sangria, patios, and delicious food enjoyed outside with friends. Luckily, there’s a place where …

Working hard, hardly working: Our problem with productivity

Our obsession with putting in long hours on the job doesn’t mean we’re actually getting much done<p>Canadians see themselves as a hard-working bunch. We …

The Workplace

Sheryl Sandberg: Women Are Leaning In—but They Face Pushback

Companies can start to overcome that by setting goals and measuring progress, the Lean In founder writes—and by encouraging women to keep negotiating<p>A freelance film director recently described walking into a negotiation. She was ready: She had armed herself with stats and evidence and had …

Sheryl Sandberg

Google Glass Could Be a Social Gamechanger For Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Glasses equipped with artificial intelligence help people through social interactions.<p>If you thought Google Glass, the massively-hyped (yet ultimately unpopular) augmented reality headwear, was dead—think again. A Stanford University team has brought it back to life as a platform that aids and …

12 Sexting Ideas From Classic Literature That Book Nerds Will Blush Over

If you're ever dated a true book-lover, then you know that their passion for the written word seeps into just about every part of their lives, …

Rethinking autism through the prism of neurodiversity

Hans Asperger and children at the University of Vienna, 1930s. (Courtesy of Dr. Maria Asperger Felder)<p>Not everything that steps out of line, and thus …

Read Literature to Learn and Love the Truth

The other night I testified (via telephone) before the Alaska state legislature, on the standards their public schools are adopting for classes in …

HugeDomains.com - HustleCoin.com is for sale (Hustle Coin)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

7 Best Books to Boost Your Brain Health

pathdoc/Shutterstock.com<p>Read on for a sharper, happier and more creative brain.<p>In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in …

Law Firms Missing Best Source of Innovation

Innovation has a long and a short game. The long game is the sexy part. Few can argue how the ability to forever change, disrupt or even reinvent an …

Innovation

Looking to the future of women – in politics, and beyond

In 1976, for the first and only time in my life, I joined a political party. It was just for a brief time.<p>I was a journalism student at Carleton University and committed what is rightly considered a truly heinous act for any political journalist. I declared my bias.<p>It was for Flora MacDonald, the …