The Media and Manipulation (Schaeffer – 1976)

One thing that has again become clear in the past twelve months is the power mass media has over our culture. From Facebook to major news websites, to TV news stations, to Twitter, media is extremely powerful. In a matter of days or even hours these media sources can create fear in the hearts of… Continue reading The Media and Manipulation (Schaeffer – 1976)

Truth Is Obscured Nowadays (Pascal)

This is one of those books that I don't always agree with, but it does always make me think: Christianity for Modern Pagans by Peter Kreeft.  It's basically a modern commentary on some of Pascal's Pensees.  Here's one part that got me thinking about truth; it's worth sharing: Truth is so obscured nowadays and lies… Continue reading Truth Is Obscured Nowadays (Pascal)

Truth in a World of Lies, Hype, and Spin

I always enjoy the work of Os Guinness and Time for Truth is no exception.  This is a book about truth: acknowledging it, believing it, standing up for it, and living according to it.  I'll give a few of my favorite quotes. "...Truth is one of the simplest, most precious gifts without which we would… Continue reading Truth in a World of Lies, Hype, and Spin