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I’ll begin with a quote from Clement of Alexandria, who described truth coming from our Creator, not directly but ‘in the way in which showers fall down on the good land, and on the dunghill, and on the houses.  And similarly both the grass and the wheat sprout; and the figs and any other reckless trees grow on sepulchers.  And things that grow, appear as a type of truths.  For they enjoy the same influence of the rain.  But they have not the same grace as those which spring up in rich soil, inasmuch as they are withered or plucked up.’  We should search for those truths which spring from the rich soil, wherever we might happen to find them.

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Dan WolfMy goal is that my writing will help you to get started on your own journey of discovery, or help you along the way on a journey you may have already begun. Our Founders considered education, religion, morality, and virtue to be the cornerstones for any successful society. Being successful requires understanding both the languages of reason and faith; reason alone is insufficient.