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I studied Philosophy often while in college. I enjoyed the critical thinking I learned, but something always drove me crazy about the subject. I remember walking up to my classes, and there were often students hanging outside the building chatting about the latest ideas and solutions to world problems.

It seemed like everyone had resolved everything. “Well, I know why we exist…” or “If we want to fix America…” or “There really isn’t evil in the world, we just need to understand…”

There were dozens of different explanations for each of these issues. The problem, however, is that no one ever moved past the steps of Peabody Hall to actually pursue any solutions! All they wanted to do was sit there and discuss issues. They wanted to prove that they were smart, but they never actually did anything. Continue Reading…