By Max Jeganathan In one of his lesser known works – ‘How much land does a man need?’ – Leo Tolstoy writes of a Russian peasant farmer named Pahom. Pahom hears of some landowners – the Bashkirs – whom he plans to manipulate into selling him their land. The Bashkirs offer Pahom a deal. When the sun rises, he is invited to begin traversing a perimeter of their land on foot. Whatever land he covers, he may keep for 1,000 roubles. The only condition is that he must return to his starting point by sunset. If he fails to do […]
By Balajied Nongrum The slogan of today’s culture can be reduced to just six single syllable words, ‘if it feels good, do it’. Peter Singer of Princeton University once said, “Sex raises no unique moral issues at all…Decisions about sex may involve considerations of honesty, concern for others, prudence, and so on, but there is nothing special about sex in this respect, for the same could be said of decisions about driving a car”. For Singer, sex is merely a physical act and that it has no moral implication whatsoever. Sexuality is reduced to the mechanical act of driving a […]
by Ravi Zacharias & Os Guinness Is Freedom unlimited? What are the challenges to freedom in a complex globalised world? In this video Os Guinness and Ravi Zacharias address important questions asked by people of varying age groups and backgrounds on the foundations of freedom and the practical response of a Christian to the ever-changing concept of freedom.
Author and Speaker Os Guinness articulates the challenges to freedom faced by nations around the globe. Sustainable freedom seems like an almost impossible goal. In many nations freedom for one group of people is tyranny for another. How do we understand freedom today? what can we learn from those who have gone before us? In this video Os Guinness looks into the history of many nations and the ideas of freedom that came out of them. He then constructs the Golden Triangle of freedom, showing the three important dimensions which need to be factored in to have a sustainable, true […]