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2014 Global Leadership Summit | Notes & Reflections

August 14, 2014



[Live blogging notes. Forgive the typos, mistakes, and omissions. Corrections and addendums are welcome.] Thursday, August 14, 2014 Session 1 – Bill Hybels: Opening Session – Hard Fought Leadership Lessons True or false? All leadership is intensely spiritual. Often the leaders with the highest level of vision and passion have the lowest awareness of the […]

TED | Naomi Oreskes: Why we should trust scientists

June 26, 2014


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Every day we face issues like climate change or the safety of vaccines where we have to answer questions whose answers rely heavily on scientific information. Scientists tell us that the world is warming. Scientists tell us that vaccines are safe. But how do we know if they are right? Why should be believe the […]

TED | Kwame Anthony Appiah: Is religion good or bad? – Critical Review

June 23, 2014


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People say things about religion all the time. The late, great Christopher Hitchens wrote a book called “God Is Not Great” whose subtitle was, “Religion Poisons Everything.” But last month, in Time magazine, Rabbi David Wolpe, who I gather is referred to as America’s rabbi, said, to balance that against that negative characterization, that no […]

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