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TED | Lesley Hazleton: On Reading The Koran

January 24, 2011

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http://www.ted.com/talks/lesley_hazelton_on_reading_the_koran.html The Koran describes “Paradise” 36 times as “gardens watered by running streams.” How come this is news to so many people? The reason why so many don’t read the Koran is precisely why it is so easily quoted; or rather, misquoted. Snippets and phrases taken out of context, in what I call a “highlighter” […]

Reflections on New Employment

January 7, 2011

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Exactly 3 months ago, I posted Reflections on Being Laid Off. Today, after one full week of my new job, I thought I’d follow up with some reflections on making a transition. To update those who have inquired, I have accepted a position at The King’s Academy (TKA) as the Spiritual Life Director. It is […]

TED | Birke Baehr: What’s Wrong With Our Food System

January 2, 2011

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TED | Birke Baehr: What’s Wrong With Our Food System There is a movement… A while back I wanted to be a professional football player. I’ve decided I want to be an organic farmer instead. And that way I can have a greater impact on the world. We can all make a difference, by making […]

TED | Sheryl Sandberg: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

January 2, 2011

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Sheryl Sandberg: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders While we’ve made advances, there are still too few women in top positions of leadership. How are we going to fix this? I’m convinced that women are dropping out. However, today, I want to focus on we, as individuals, the messages we need to tell ourselves […]