Posts tagged: Brave New World

The ‘Brave New World’ of College Campuses

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Written by Dr. Everett Piper

“That is what happens to those who pluck and eat fruits at the wrong time and in the wrong way … The fruit is good, but they loathe it ever after. All get what they want; they do not always like it.” ~Aslan in C.S. Lewis’ “The Magician’s Nephew”

In “The Chronicles of Narnia,” C.S. Lewis tells the story of the young boy named Digory who is sent on a journey by Aslan to retrieve an apple from a particular garden beyond the western mountains.… Continue Reading

Neil Postman Explains the Rise of The Donald

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“When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become an audience, and their public business a vaudeville act, then a nation finds itself at risk; culture-death is a clear possibility.” (Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death)

Written by Laurie Higgins

Last night, an estimable panel of FOX News panel of pundits were expressing justifiable befuddlement at the irrational support by purported conservatives for the decidedly not conservative Donald Trump.… Continue Reading