Highlights from Francis Su’s webinar “The Integration of Faith and the Academic Calling.”
Augustine was instrumental in promoting the “faith seeking understanding” conception of knowledge.
As an undergraduate, I found it very difficult to contribute to class discussions—sometimes I was too shy to speak up, other times I simply couldn’t think of anything to say. The struggle persisted into graduate school, where I pushed myself to participate, but was still frustrated and disappointed in my performance. I suspected that my professors were too.
We might insist drivers get their act together, but a more pragmatic solution is to improve traffic models. Instead of assuming all drivers act the same way, we should account for actual human behavior. In other words, we need to add some grace to our traffic planning.
Chronic illness is not what I’d planned. Chronic illness is not the path I would’ve chosen.