Learning to Think Outside of Our Tribes

Melancholy with the artist Disclaimer: These weekend links, books and blog reviews do not mean that I agree with all of the content or perspective in any particular link. Their presence here means that I found them either thought provoking, interesting, persuasive, funny, useful, sad, informative, inspiring, and sometimes all of those things. I hope … More Learning to Think Outside of Our Tribes

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Quotes Not to Miss

This from John Nolte’s review of the new movie, A Wrinkle in Time: “Moreover, to remove Christianity from the movie, most especially when it is so integral to the original story, is not an act of inclusiveness, but rather another bigoted and hostile act from an increasingly provincial and small-minded entertainment industry.” That sentence, which ends the … More Quotes Not to Miss

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(1) say What?

Saturday Musings We might call these quotes, “Evidence of a Culture in Decline” or we just might scratch our heads and say, “say what?!” “Seriously, folks, if an aging sex symbol like me starts waving the red flag of caution over how low moral standards have plummeted, you know it’s gotta be pretty bad.” —Actress … More (1) say What?

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The Advantage of a One Answer Response for Everything

Tuesday is for Thinking We live in an interesting age. There is more information available to people than ever before but people seem more ignorant of history and even current events than ever before. Nevertheless, people will pontificate about what they “know” to be true without the slightest relation or reference to actual facts. At … More The Advantage of a One Answer Response for Everything

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Distortions of Scripture and the Wisdom of Malcolm Muggeridge

Tuesday is for Thinking “Of all the distortions of scripture—and heaven knows there have been plenty in our time—the most disastrous is surely to suggest that when our Lord insisted that his Kingdom was not of this world, he meant that it was. An equivalent distortion would be to devise a version of the third … More Distortions of Scripture and the Wisdom of Malcolm Muggeridge

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Links for the Fourth of July Weekend 2011

The presence of a link here is not necessarily and endorsement. These were some of the more interesting and informative links I read this week. May they help shape your own worldview and engagement in the world. [BOLD means an especially important or provocative post] Personal Growth The reason Mormon religion horrifies Christians (Stand to … More Links for the Fourth of July Weekend 2011

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