1. How Jessica Jones is Actually Mature

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    December 3, 2015 by Devin

    Jessica Jones does not just throw in difficult content in as window dressing; it weaves in this conflict and builds the story around it to approach this subject in a way that explores all the consequences and implications.

  2. Finding Meaning in Movies (and Why the Pixar Theory is Terrible)

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    November 6, 2015 by Devin

    The flaw students often make in understanding literary analysis is that because adhering to the literal truth of the text is not as important, any interpretation is just as good as the other one because what does it really mean anyway? However, to paraphrase Richard Rohr, literal truth is the lowest form of truth. In this scenario, what a text is is so much less important than what a text means.

  3. Ray Comfort, Moral Relativity, and Why His Good Intentions Aren’t Helping Anyone

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    October 8, 2015 by Devin

    Ray Comfort released a new film where he argues why his good intentions matter

  4. How Modern Romance Avoids Dating Book Pitfalls

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    September 17, 2015 by Devin

    How Aziz Ansari and a team of sociologists wrote a dating book that avoided the most common error of dating books.

  5. Captain America and What Makes an American Hero

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    September 11, 2015 by Devin

    In fact, I would argue that each of the films Captain America has been in so far, from The First Avenger to Age of Ultron, have him define what being an American hero is in under new contexts. Captain America is a cypher onto which values and motifs are put, and while his character has been consistent, how those values and motifs are explored changes with the times.

    But how does this change from The First Avengers to The Avengers? What really makes him an American hero?

  6. Teachers Aren’t Martyrs

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    September 1, 2015 by Devin

    I hate telling people that I am going to be a teacher. The response is usually unfairly positive. People are …
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  7. Poetry Break

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    August 31, 2015 by Devin

    I’ve been doing some fall cleaning (that’s like cleaning you were supposed to do in spring but procrastinated until the …
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  8. Why I’m Not Pro-Life

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    August 17, 2015 by Devin

    Now, before any of you make any judgment on me or have any reaction at all to this title, I want to implore you to read my post, all of it.

  9. Why Romeo & Juliet is a Voice for the Millenial Generation

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    August 10, 2015 by Devin

    I used to be a hopeless romantic. In many ways, I still am, but it was even worse in high …
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  10. Everything You Need to Know about Valve’s Steam Controller

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    July 7, 2015 by Devin

    Do you have any questions or wonderings about Valve’s crazy looking controller? Then you need to read this.

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