University of Virginia Cavalier Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett experienced the depths of disappointment last year when his team lost in the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament to 16th-seeded UMBC.
Now Bennett is on top of the world, having led his Cavaliers back to the March Madness and come back against Texas Tech to win the school’s first-ever national basketball championship. But that’s not what makes Bennett most special.
Want to know what does? Go here and discover why he tells his teams the keys to winning on the court and in life are the five pillars. Bet you can’t guess where Bennett go those?
Oh, and sorry about those brackets. Maybe next year will be better. Hey, it could be worse. My Oklahoma State Cowboys didn’t go anywhere this year. But watch out for them next year, especially you Hoyas!
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Proponents of atheism like Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking and Sam Harris have become prominent public figures, thanks to their intelligence and debating skills, science knowledge and formidable public presences.
They are helping prompt the renewal of a much-needed public debate in the U.S. and Europe on the Theory of Everything (TOE) questions: Why is there something rather than nothing, why does the universe exist, why are human beings in it, and what happens to us after we die?
Continue reading “QUESTION: Do You Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist? Or How Is Your TOE?”
Dr. Rosalind Picard is founder and director of MIT’s Affective Computing Research Group. She is also a professing Christian who was raised in a secular home.
Dr. Shahram Koshbin is a Harvard neurology professor from Iran whose mother was Jewish and whose father was of the Bahai faith. He wonders whether religiosity is the same thing as faith.
Continue reading “Is The Human Brain Just A Fallible Machine?”
What does a 16-year-old American traveling across Eastern Europe do when she sees young kids begging on the street and learns they are there because of Russian human traffickers?
For Emily Kennedy, co-founder of Pittsburgh-based Marinus Analytics, that experience was her introduction to the horrendous world of human trafficking, which exists everywhere on Earth and encompasses men and women, but especially young girls, who are forced into everything from prostitution to petty street crimes.
And why should anybody working on Capitol Hill know about this millennial?
Continue reading “This Millennial Woman Uses AI To Help Police ID, Track And Prevent Human Trafficking”
There is an unfortunately tense debate in America on homosexuality and, thanks to the rise of politically correct intolerance in the public square, it is increasingly difficult to move the discussion in constructive directions.
Congress is one of the major focuses in the debate and congressional staff on every side of the issues are called upon every day by their bosses to make tough and significant decisions and recommendations about legislation, regulation and positioning. Careers can rise and fall on those decisions and recommendations.
Continue reading “Why Did God Make Me A Lesbian?”
Do you recall the story of Goldilocks from your youth? She struggled as she sought the right porridge, chair, and bed, but in the end, her discoveries were “just right.”
The Goldilocks Principle in secular cosmology is a recognition by scientists that the Earth appears to be “just right” for life to exist on it. Leading science magazines routinely run articles updating their audiences on the hunt for other Goldilocks planets with just the right conditions for life to exist upon them as it does on Earth. The Earth appears to be designed for us.
Continue reading “The ‘Goldilocks Principle’ Shows Earth Was Designed For Humans”
Cold-case detective J. Warner Wallace gets excited when he talks about the essential connection between human consciousness and the necessary existence of God.
This is a huge problem for atheists because, as Wallace points out, brains and minds aren’t the same thing.
“Is that all we are, material bodies, material beings.” Wallace asks. “The problem is, if atheism is true, we all have brains, but do we really have minds?
Continue reading “Five Ways Your Brain Is Different From Your Mind And Why That Matters”