Where Are the Dads? Treating Richmond's Fatherless... →
The latest brick in the wall is the predictably named “Moving Ahead For...– The American Spectator : ‘Your’ Car Won’t Be After 2015
how I feel when a project is finally finished
The Flight From Conversation - NYTimes.com →
If you haven’t already read this, do so now. Its implications will transform us and thereby our culture potentially more than anything. Ever.
Justice Department officials have known for years that flawed forensic work...– Convicted defendants left uninformed of forensic flaws found by Justice Dept. - The Washington Post (via jeffmiller)
FEEDBACK BLOG: safe for the whole family: the... →
derekwebb: we live in a world of categories. it’s a symptom of the nearly unlimited choices which bombard us online and offline every day. things must be organized, sorted, and categorized to be manageable. while this can sometimes be incredibly helpful, in other cases it can be dangerously deceptive. an… Read this.
Look, I don’t think Google’s making us stupid. I don’t think Twitter’s the...– Jonah Lehrer, author of Imagine: How Creativity Works (via chuckolsen) word. (via wreckandsalvage)
In a nationwide survey conducted in 2001 by the National Marriage Project, then...– The Downside of Cohabiting Before Marriage - NYTimes.com
It was only later that I realized the value of being bored was actually pretty...– : How We Will Read: Clay Shirky
Anthony Bourdain: BBQ APOCALYPSE →
For my non-Kansas City followers, this is what we do here. anthonybourdain: I’ve referred only half jokingly over the years to the early days of my television career when, after two seasons of making shows around the world for A COOK’S TOUR, I was advised that audiences just didn’t respond to all those foreign locations where people talked funny and sometimes (horror of…
33 Animals Who Are Extremely Disappointed In You →
The Puritan ethic of marriage was first to look not for a partner whom you do...– J.I. Packer The kind of thing I need to remember, especially now via christianwords (via perpetual-learning)
mathetes for life: Etymology lesson of the day:... →
perpetual-learning: from dictionary.com: Latin religiōn- to tie, fasten ( re- re- + ligāre to bind, tie; compare ligament) “Religion”, originally, referred to one’s contractual obligations, the duties they were bound to perform for another. In time it came to be used primarily in the context of pagan…
On the resurrection of Jesus Christ:... →
'Judicial activism' a convenient bogeyman -... →
New PageCXVI Album Giveaway! -- B_Sides
pagecxvi: Friends, We’re giving away an entire album again in celebration of Easter! Tell all your peeps. We’ve even including a song off our upcoming album, Re:Hymns Re-imagined by Derek Webb. Derek Webb remixed and reimagined 7 of our hymns, and it’s coming out June 12th, 2012. Enjoy! Do yourself a favor and download this album. Derek’s remix of Doxology is fantastic.
Funny to hear the President talk about Republican “social Darwinism”...– Twitter / @EWErickson
Scientific Proof That Junk Food Makes You... →
I have a hard time believing that it *causes* misery, but I won’t argue that it’s a contributor. But then, I’d argue that a mainstream diet — including all kinds of “healthy,” low calorie, low fat garbage — contributes to the same problems, though perhaps to a lesser degree.
On tonight’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart took a look at the Supreme Court battle...– Jon Stewart: Obamacare Brought a Provision to a Principle Fight I can’t help but remember the years after 9/11, when conservatives kept talking about the specifics existential threats to our country, while liberals were talking about freedom. Back then, the left would use the word “freedom” like...