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There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who think that Glenn Miller's 1941 song "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" absolutely rocks, and those who don't.

I think that the song absolutely rocks, which explains why I don't know much about pop singer Taylor Swift.

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I don't live in a bubble. I'm lucky to have friends, family members, and loved ones who disagree strongly with some of my beliefs. That gives me perspective.

Challenges to our beliefs help us in three ways:

  • They make us ask why other people believe the things that they do.
  • They make us ask why we believe the things that ...
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Many people dismiss faith as "believing what you know isn't true." But that's wrong.

At its most helpful, faith is believing what might be true:

  • We will be alive tomorrow.
  • The future can be good.
  • Life has meaning and purpose.
  • There is a moral order in the universe.

You ...

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You can achieve bulletproof happiness.

But you need to know something first: Bulletproof vests make you look fat.

In other words, there are trade offs.

And you need to know something else: Bulletproof vests don't make you invulnerable.

In other words, ...

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The world can be a scary place. It is now. As one website commenter remarked:

"We wake up, have breakfast, send the kids to school, walk the dog, go to work, come home and everything seems just fine, and then we turn on the internet to find out we're on the verge of civil war."

What can you do about ...

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