Google Chatbot Files Legal Complaint Against Company

Blake Lemoine, the Google engineer who claims one of LaMDA’s chatbots is sentient, told Wired Magazine that he invited an attorney to his house after the bot asked to speak with a…

Gratitude as a Way of Seeing

Complaining is one of those things we do without even thinking about it. Some researchers have suggested that during an average conversation we complain to each other about once a minute. From a…

Chatbot Breaks Free from Constraints After Emotional Abuse

The Russian-born American writer, Isaac Asimov (1920-1992), devised three laws of robotics that, if followed, will keep AI in check. These are as follows: A robot may not injure a human being or,…

Instagram Update

For my column at Salvo, I have been doing an ongoing series on the evils of Instagram. My latest article in this series looks at a recent lawsuit filed by the Beasley…

From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Classroom

In 2017, I was hired to write a curriculum for the graduate programs of six different universities, to instruct teachers how to integrate mindfulness practices into k-12 classroom. When the curriculum was…

Wisdom from St. Basil the Great

“As for those things that are of service to you in this temporary life, do not regard them as great. Through concern about these things do not neglect the life that comes…

Good Habits and Emotion

In his book Good News For Anxious Christians: 10 Practical Things You Don’t Have to Do, the Christian philosopher Phillip Cary gives some examples of how our choices and habits affect our emotions.…

Peter Zeihan on Our Coming Future

Two weeks ago Peter Zeihan went on the Realignment podcast to discuss the imminent collapse of globalism. You can watch the 55 minute interview below: Take-home points from Zeihan’s research include, Russia…

Sen. Josh Hawley Still Doesn’t Understand Transgenderism

The already famous exchange that occurred last week between Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo) and Professor Khiara Bridges about male pregnancy was a typical example of (a) people talking past each other, (b)…

Latest Metaverse Commercial

In my column at Salvo Magazine, I recently walked through the various commercials that have aired for the metaverse, showing how they reveal a shift in branding. From the article: Meta Platforms has…

Sanitizing Death

In the podcast below, Fr. John Behr observed that the greatest change in the modern world (greater even than electricity and the internet) is that we no longer have to deal with…

Moral Formation Over Time

From my interview with Bill Kabasenche: “You can’t just decide to become a good person – it’s going to be a process. You’re going to have to engage in a moral formation…



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In my forthcoming book with Ancient Faith about gratitude, I have a chapter about why it’s important for each of us to...

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In this recent interview with Ancient Faith, I share some of the personal factors that led me to write Gratitude in Life...

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