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 cities … Continue reading Online Reading (January 31, 2020)
Natural Disaster: A volcano erupts suddenly, while tourists are on a New Zealand island. Discernment: John Piper opines on competence and its value for discerning God’s will for your life. Culture: In a very bad idea, I Am Jesus is a new game under development. Politics: David Brooks explains why he rejected socialism.
I can be an idiot, but that doesn’t mean I *am* on every point… and I can learn.
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us … Continue reading Love is more real than we think.
Here’s how I hope to keep up on a discipline I’ve failed to do for years and years.
Welcome to reading some of the things I'm finding interesting today: November 11: While in my present home of Korea, November 11 is "Peppero Day", back home in Canada, it's Remembrance day, and there is a debate this year about the white poppy as opposed to the red poppy. Abortion and Slavery: Thabiti Anyabwile gives … Continue reading Online Reading (November 9, 2010)
"If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet." Proverbs 29:9 "A rebuke impresses a man of discernment more than a hundred lashes a fool." - Proverbs 17:10 One of the advantages of living in east Asia is that election results I'd have to … Continue reading Thoughts on Intelligence from watching Election Results.