Erin and Hannah continue their Ready, Set, Think! series with a conversation about the blocks that form the foundation of our thinking for good or for ill.
We all want people—and life—to be tamed and to make sense, so we sort and label things based on whatever information we have available.
Show Summary For all the thinking we do, we usually don’t think twice about the preconceived notions we use to keep life simple. We like to place ideas into categories and give everyone a label according to their personality type or their social leanings. It’s a sort of shorthand, relieving us of the effort it…
We’re kicking off a new series titled Ready, Set, Think! Each episode will explore how we arrive at our beloved stances and opinions and ways we can grow in processing information.
There’s a tension between the peace we sing about and internal chaos we so often experience during Christmas.
Being “ready” for Christmas is code for gathering up the stuff we give and dreaming of all we hope to receive.
Our culture has tied Christmas fulfillment to the amassing of stuff.
From Hallmark Christmas specials to receiving the perfect gift from that perfect someone, we’ve all taken in ideals that lead our hearts to unavoidable disappointment at Christmas.
Is it possible for Erin and Hannah to talk to each other without the usual digital divide?!
So much of the friction I see among Christians starts here, with the assumption that unity equals groupthink.