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“To be or to know that is the question">To be or to know that is the question

September 24th, 2009 No Comments

hamletHamlet’s famous soliloquy, from William Shakespeare’s synonymous play, starting with the memorable phrase “To be or not to be, that is the question”, is a reflection that profoundly resonates with the Eastern Orthodox theology. Let me explain this.

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Education and true knowledge – What our children are missing in school today

August 26th, 2009 No Comments

Children in churchAnother school year started this week. Future scientists, engineers, doctors begin their journey today, a journey through rationality and logic in the hope of pushing further away today’s science barriers. During the following school years these children will be taught mathematics, physics, chemistry and other subjects that will reveal to them, step by step... “how

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