We are fooling ourselves if we do not recognize the reality that the American religious landscape in which we operate was forever transformed, for better and sometimes for worse, by the influence of Billy Graham.
I’m reminded that this active engagement of thought is not only good for me, but is in fact the way I become me.
In this continued roundtable of Jacobs’ How to Think, I’d like to circle back to the question of online vs. offline thinking.
In addition to the material conditions of enacting thought, we’ve touched lightly on the virtues necessary to enact thought as Jacobs describes it.
“The 15:17 to Paris” attempts to deal with the very familiar God-and-Country themes, but doesn't quite deliver. Instead it succeeds in perpetuating stereotypes.
It is concerning that the connections that we have to those that we have never met in person are simply so easy to forsake that they don’t seem worth the work of forbearance.