Rebecca Patterson

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C.S. Lewis on Equality and Our Core Misconception About Democracy

“The tempter always works on some real weakness in our own system of values: offers food to some need which we have starved.”<p><i>“The notion of obligations comes before that of rights, which is subordinate and relative to the former,”</i> wrote the great French philosopher Simone Weil shortly before her …

C.S. Lewis

How the Supreme Court's Marriage Ruling Puts Some Gays and Lesbians at Risk

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100 Awesome Scholarships That Will Help You Pay For College

If applying to college is a nerve-wracking experience, then I’m not sure how to explain the fear and dread involved in <i>paying</i> for it once you get in. …

College & University

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

20 Women We'd Rather See On The $20 Bill Than Andrew Jackson

America, in all its vastness and prosperity, is a product of the hard work and sacrifice of many exceptional men and women.<p>You wouldn't know it by …