Internet dating is all the rage these days. One could join eHarmony, match.com, or even Christian Mingle and likely emerge with numerous prospects for romantic bliss. Little did we know, though, that this trend is not entirely new. In fact the nation’s 16th president, Illinois’ favorite son, and birthday boy, Abe Lincoln may have even looked to social networking to find love. We’re guessing his dating profile may have looked something like this:
n his 2011 Society of Vineyard Scholars presentation, Jev Forsberg states that “the topic of violence has been on the minds and in the hearts of Christ-followers since the climactic birth of the Christian movement: the violent death of Christ on a Roman cross.”
Arguing is one of my favorite things to do. I mean, I’m a philosophy major. I’m getting a degree in continually challenging ideas and questioning understandings of reality. Some of my favorite times in the classroom have been class-wide debates about antirealism and the rationality of the universe in Philosophy of Science, or Achilles vs. Hector in World Lit, or social and ethical implications of The Awakening in American Lit.
I believe it was Einstein who defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results. With this Einsteinian thought in mind, I want to say something to those of you out there who feel drawn to someone on the Greenville campus but have yet to make a move because you’re expecting a miracle to make that relationship happen for you - you are “insane.” I can hear some of you now, “So what chance do I have?”
As wedding season comes to an end, many Greenville College students find themselves pondering how some of their peers have already chosen to spend the rest of their lives with someone. For these students, deciding which fall drink at Jo’s is their favorite might be the biggest commitment they have made so far this year. Many single Panthers feel the pressure to be on the prowl for their soulmate, whether on Scott Field, the Union, or in COR101. However, it is necessary and healthy to step back from the hunt and at times ask, “Why so serious?”
Written by Dr. Nathan W. Crews; Media by Kat Kelley. Hello Readers! I hope that everyone has their dinner reservations in place, flowers ordered, and...