Bryan Paul Sullo

Posts Tagged ‘Christianity’

Why Work Hard?

In Faith & Religion on 15 May 2015 at 2:46 pm

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You’ve seen variations of this phrase on bumper stickers, T-shirts, and Facebook posts: “I work hard because millions of people on Welfare depend on me.”

If you work for a living, you’ve probably seen this and laughed. (It’s probably not as funny if you’re on Welfare, but I don’t know.)

I was recently asked whether or not I “agree” with the statement. That’s a yes or no question about something that’s not a yes or no subject, so, here’s my nuanced answer:

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Things to Share 2015-03-01

In Arts & Entertainment, Faith & Religion, Writing on 1 March 2015 at 6:13 pm

I’ve decided to try something new—sharing interesting things I come across online. Here’s what I’ve found recently: Read the rest of this entry »