Archive | May, 2014

Solar Freakin’ Roadways

May 28, 2014

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Since two independent teams of scientists independently concluded that ice sheets in West Antarctica are past the tipping point — behaving independently from ostrich-in-the-sand dreams — maybe it’s time we get independent in our thinking. A possible path toward such independence (play the video) …

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Nuns pray: #bringbackourgirls

May 10, 2014

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The US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking have written a prayer for the Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted on April 14 and invite all to pray each day until their rescue …

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Clinging to our right to be shocked

May 7, 2014

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But there comes the moment when I hope I will never lose my ability to be stunned and horrified. If I flip to the next page at the news of such evil, then I have lost something essential to being human. We are, indeed, a “spoiled species,” in the words of CS Lewis — but not so spoiled that we cannot feel sickened.

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Video of the month: Alister McGrath and the confessions of a lapsed atheist

May 6, 2014

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Pick up a book by Alister McGrath and read it at some time. You’ll discover that the theologian and Oxford University professor violates one of academia’s unwritten but cardinal rules: Not only does he think well, he writes well.

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A daughter’s plea to her influencial father-pastor: climate change is real

May 5, 2014

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Anna Jayne Joyner, daughter of well-known pastor Rick Joyner, has been one of those evangelical Christians spear-heading the battle against climate change. Unfortunately, her father is a denier. Here are the first two paragraphs along with a link to the rest of her open letter:

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