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The Different Kinds of Love - The FlipSide

Last edited 16th January 2014

What are the different kinds of love? Let Cupid tell you all about it. A hilarious video explaining the different types of love Philia, Eros, Storge, Agape.

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You Are Poor

Last edited 25th September 2013

Poverty is the primary fact of human existence. Everything we have we were first given. We are not like the horse, who can run after birth, nor like the insect, born with all the instincts it needs to thrive, nor like the oak tree, growing and unfolding according to its nature. The human person is that kind of creature who becomes himself (who actualizes his personal potentiality) through gift.

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Benedict XVI Writes Letter about Jesus to an Atheist

Last edited 25th September 2013

Once again, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has picked up a pen and paper. In an eleven-page letter addressed to atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi, Ratzinger defends Jesus as a historic figure, explaining that the Jesus of the Gospel existed in real life.

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Is Love all we Need? The Pitfalls of Same-Sex Marriage

Last edited 26th August 2013

In this public lecture titled "Is Love all we Need? The Pitfalls of Same-Sex Marriage", Patrick Langrell, the Chaplaincy Convenor at The University of Notre Dame Australia, gives a philosophical account of love. Patrick discusses what marital love looks like, and the implications it has for the debate surrounding same-sex "marriage".

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Atheists Who Oppose Abortion

Last edited 22nd August 2013

The abortion debate is not about religion! What do Christopher Hitchens, Robert Price, Arif Ahmed, Nat Hentoff have in common, other than the fact that they are atheists? They oppose abortion, because they recognise it as an abuse of human rights and from a natural law perspective. Real freethinkers should question abortion... watch this video for more.

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How to Find and Do Work You Love.

Last edited 12th August 2013

Do work that you love, use your talents and gifts to make the world a better place. This is an inspiring TedX talk about following your dreams.

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Tradition: Friend or Foe of Freedom? A Public Debate.

Last edited 4th July 2013

Is tradition a concept used to defend backward ideas and ancient traditions, or is it a quiet reminder of values we should hold precious? In this public debate moderated by ABC Radio National's Phillip Adams, philosophers Mark Kingwell and John Haldane exchange ideas on the future of tradition in the Western world.

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How to Defend Traditional Marriage

Last edited 2nd July 2013

Tracey Rowland, an Australian philosopher, discusses how the Catholic Church should respond to proponents of same-sex marriage.

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Natural Law and the New Evangelization

Last edited 19th June 2013

Francis Beckwith, an American Catholic philosopher, discusses how natural law arguments can be used to defend human life.

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The Limits of Tolerance: A Commentary by Fr. Barron

Last edited 25th June 2013

Recently, Katharine Jefferts-Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of America, gave a sermon on the issue of diversity, and lamented that we have a hard time accepting things that are different. She commented on Acts 16, which tells the story of St. Paul arriving in Philipi, where he is accosted by a young girl possessed by a demon. Christians read this passage as a positive one, as St. Paul liberated the girl from the demon – he showed love by giving her freedom.

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