Online Reading (January 31, 2020)

Bit of a monster post today. There are lots of interesting things going on: Brexit: Today the European Union loses one state as the UK leaves. Psychology:  professor claims humans hardwired to dismiss facts inconvenient to their worldview. Writing: Why is so much Christian writing, er, um, bland? Free Speech: John Stackhouse criticizes UK citiesContinue reading “Online Reading (January 31, 2020)”

Online Reading (January 29, 2020)

Bible Reading: Tim Challies posts a great article on what those of us who have fallen behind on Bible Reading for the year can do now. Corona virus: The new illness now has 6000 confirmed cases, and a death toll of 132. Pray for China. Entertainment: Brett McCracken’s reflections on an episode of “The Crown”Continue reading “Online Reading (January 29, 2020)”

Beware of Dissecting Living things

I never did High School biology. The reason for myreticence in the area, other than a desire to learn Chemistry, was that I hated the very idea of dissection. Something wells up in me when I’m called on to take the stuff that should be inside something into the outside, separating things from the living thing that wasContinue reading “Beware of Dissecting Living things”