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I'm Jared Brandt.

I'm a guy who loves coffee, philosophy, family, and God--among other stuff. I'll share some thoughts, post some videos, and probably make some mistakes. Please let me know what you think... and call me out on those mistakes!

 
 
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Socrates and his Daimonion

Black and White

One pro-life Baptist weighs in on abortion and November's election

See the fear behind defund the police

The Death of Socrates

Facts and Opinions

Little Feet

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On the Bolo Tie

It seems that the traditional necktie is superior to the Bolo tie. Obj. 1: The traditional necktie has more opportunities for design and...

The old Disney Robin Hood

We enjoying watching this with the kids last night and are still amazed at the way in which all of Henry’s PRs in “Quantity of food eaten...

On Christian Cultures

Of the various and variegated (and mostly but not all academic) cultures, which proudly identify themselves under the moniker...

Middle School

Sometimes he likes to sing along Sometimes he teaches middle school Sometimes he likes to shoot his gun Sometimes he gets married...

On Freedom

In honor of the 4th of July, I'll share a passage from Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace that I read the other day. The passage...

Zooming Forward

Most academics are busy talking about Zoom-fatigue or Zoom-blues or Zoom-sucks. I'm wondering, however, if platforms like Zoom might be...

Our theology is holding us back

In a recent article, reprinted in the Baptist Standard, Adelle M. Banks wonders how long the white evangelical push for racial...

About me

Here is my family. Emma is 2, Henry is 1, and Courtney and I are getting old. We are high school sweethearts and have been married for 7...