Catholics in the western world, and in North America in particular, often confuse their politics with their faith. For this reason, there is a widening divide between the political “right” and the political “left” wings. Many fear that this divide has caused so much damage to peace and unity. Catholics should avoid making the damageContinue reading “Are You A “Right” or “Left” Wing Catholic? Read This”
One of the most iconic scenes of the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is where Queen Ramona decided to fire (sack) the chief of the army of the Kingdom of Wakanda, Okoye. Okoye had, contrary to the Queen’s instructions, taken Shuri, the princess, on a battle mission and now Shuri was lost. From what QueenContinue reading “Leadership Skills in the Movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever!”
INTRODUCTION: The Failure of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (“EDI”) Training and the Alternative Presented by the Theory of Enchantment EDI training is a popular tool for addressing discrimination in the workplace. However, research demonstrates that EDI training is failing in its purpose. In this paper, I propose that there is an alternative to traditional EDIContinue reading “A Critique of Chloé Valdary’s Theory of Enchantment”
Spirituality (“S”) in the western world often refers to concepts drawn from known religions or religious practice. However, unlike religion (“R”), S often does not have detailed concepts or doctrine and tends to leave the “how” to the individual. See an example of a popular definition of spirituality here. Here are some important lessons IContinue reading “Spiritual but not Religious: Reflections of an Ex-Spiritualist“
The Catholic Church defines baptism as a sacrament that cleanses us from original sin, makes us Christians, Children of God, and members of the church. Being the first out of the three sacraments of initiation, baptism opens the door for the reception of other sacraments and is a requirement for fully becoming part of theContinue reading “Baptism : 7 Facts Every Christian Should Know”
It is not uncommon for us to say or hear someone declare that I am a good person. While the intent behind the statement may be good, here are some reasons why it falls short of being a good thing to say: 1. How Are You Sure You Are Good?Continue reading “‘I am A Good Person’: 5 Reasons Why this Common Declaration Falls Short”
1. Ask yourself: Is this a situation that the law can help? It is important to know whether the discrimination at issue is one where the law normally protects you. For instance, a refusal to admit you into a particular school based solely on your race or ethnicity in a country where discrimination based onContinue reading “8 Christian Responses to Racism”
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