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  • Oliver Burkeman’s Eight Secrets to a (Fairly) Fulfilled Life

    For the past decade, Oliver Burkeman has written an advice column for The Guardian on how to change your life. In his final column, he shares eight things that he’s learned while on the job. I especially appreciated these two: When stumped by a life choice, choose “enlargement” over happiness. I’m indebted to the Jungian therapist James Hollis for the insight that major personal decisions should be made not by asking, “Will this make me happy?”, but “Will this choice enlarge me or diminish me?”...

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  • Pro-LGBTQ church breaks away from the United Methodist Church

    The Asbury Memorial Church in Savannah has officially become the first church in Georgia to disaffiliate from the national United Methodist Church due to the growing rift between pro- and [

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  • Using Conservative Logic to Defend History’s Greatest Monsters

    Greg Larsen on Twitter this morning: Name someone who is universally agreed to be evil (genocidal dictator, serial killer etc) and I’ll defend them and their actions using conservative logic. Here are some of his responses, starting with serial murderer John Wayne Gacy: Great now the left is trying to besmirch a man who literally worked at CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS helping to cheer up sick kids by being a clown! Is there any low that the left won’t sink to, attacking a children’s entertainer? It’s...

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