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Purposeful Universe2 min read

Purposeful Lab: What Does it Mean for Humans to Thrive?

What does it mean for humans to thrive? Dan and Catherine welcome Dr. Pam King to the Purposeful Lab to answer that very question.
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Purposeful Lab: Overcoming Childhood Trauma through Brain Plasticity

Sophia Carozza discusses how early experiences in life shape the brain, cognitive function, and healing, offering hope for those who have childhood trauma.
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Purposeful Lab: How Can a Loving God Allow Evil?

How can a loving God allow evil? Suffering must be present so we can strive towards perfection and understand the power of hope, love, and other virtues.
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Purposeful Universe1 min read

Types of Telescopes [VIDEOS]

In these videos, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman provides insightful information about the different types of telescopes and their purposes.
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Magis Center1 min read

How to Know What Career God Wants for You

Have you ever wondered how to know what career God wants for you? Fr. Spitzer answers that question in this video.
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Sebastian Stanton5 min read

The Great Misunderstanding of Empathy

What is empathy? Empathy is a unifying force that creates relationships predicated upon care for another rather than utility.
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Purposeful Universe1 min read

Purposeful Lab: Living Harmoniously with Nature: Insights from Aristotle with John Cuddeback

In this episode of Purposeful Lab, Dr. John Cuddeback speaks with Catherine Hadro about philosophy, aristotle, human flourishing, and living harmoniously with nature
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Dan Kuebler Writes About Pope Benedict’s Last Testimony on Faith and Science

Dan Kuebler Writes about Pope Benedict’s Last Testimony on Faith and Science
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.4 min read

Does the Universe Care About Purpose?

In spite of the evidence that purpose is beneficial, why are physicists and biologists bothered by references to purpose in the universe?
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Is Increasing Complexity Evolution’s Purpose?

If the last 14 billion years of evolution have shown one thing, it is that there seems to be an inherent direction in evolution — moving toward complexity.
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The Arrow of Evolution [VIDEO]

Dr. Dan Kuebler shows that life seems to have a drive toward complexity. Does that mean the universe is also purposed for complexity?
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What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Does science support either a theistic or a materialistic view of the human person? Does consciousness present a problem for science?
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