Online Reading (Dec. 9, 2019)

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. 

Online Reading (November 9, 2010)

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)

Thoughts on Intelligence from watching Election Results.

"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.

Humility and the Triumph of (Over)Confidence

So this morning I again ran into the issue of fan death in Korea through a facebook comment, and I had a chance to reflect on my experience... A quick explanation: Fan death is the belief that if a person on a hot day closes off their room and falls asleep with a fan pointed … Continue reading Humility and the Triumph of (Over)Confidence