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Philosophically Speaking: What Inspired the Writing of – Five Foundations of Human Development (FFHD)?

The objective of Five Foundations of Human Development (FFHD) is to introduce an approach to the discourse of human development, which considers parallel growth in spiritual, moral, social, intellectual, and physical development. It proffers compelling philosophical, analytical, and empirical arguments for a better world, which is inherent in the worship of God, service to...

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Philosophically Speaking – The Searching Generations

From the beginning of civilization, one can refer to each successive generation as the searching generation. The vast universe and the constellation of stars have mystified every culture up to the present. Ancient astronomers did not have the benefit of academic background to make scientific inquiries regarding the creation of the universe. Today, scientists...

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Philosophically Speaking: What is Education?

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” — Aristotle (384BC – 322BC). What is education? Education is a critical component of human growth and development. Education is a human construct, a process of learning, unlike intelligence that people inherit at birth; nevertheless, people can develop higher intelligence. Education is...

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Philosophically Speaking: What is Intelligence?

What is Intelligence? Is intelligence the same as education, knowledge, wisdom, or understanding? Is Human Intelligence (IQ) the same as Spiritual Intelligence (SQ)? Where does intelligence come from, and why is intelligence essential for living wholesome and fruitful lives? Can humanity be trusted to take care of our destiny and survival without intelligence? Jeremiah,...

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