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Revelations | Notes & Review

August 26, 2012

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Elaine Pagels. Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, & Politics in the Book of Revelation. Viking, 2012. (246 pages) The Big Reveal: Why Does the Bible End That Way? – The New Yorker Into the Apocalypse With an Unruffled Tour Guide – NY Times Elaine Pagels on the Book of Revelation – Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Chapter One […]

TED | Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity

August 18, 2012

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Good morning. How are you? It’s been great, hasn’t it? I’ve been blown away by the whole thing. In fact, I’m leaving. There have been three themes, haven’t there, running through the conference, which are relevant to what I want to talk about. One is the extraordinary evidence of human creativity in all of the […]

Saving Darwin | Notes & Review

August 18, 2012

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Karl W. Giberson. Saving Darwin: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution. HarperOne, 2008. (248 pages) Foreword Giberson’s carefully documented history provides a sobering response to the claims of those who think that the current controversy can be quickly resolved. Just as with other great world conflicts, such as the current war in […]

Global Leadership Summit | Craig Groeschel – The Strongest Link

August 10, 2012

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(live blogging) Bridging the generation gap. I would not be here today had it not been for the people that went before me. I felt called to give my life, but nobody was calling. I want to talk to the older generation, and then talk to the younger generation. OLDER. Now, some of you may […]

Global Leadership Summit | Sheryl WuDunn Half the Sky – Leadership in the Face of Oppression

August 9, 2012

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(live blogging notes) https://vialogue.wordpress.com/2012/04/12/half-the-sky-review-notes/ The central challenge in the 21st century is gender inequality. Opportunity does not determine your success. It’s your chromosomes. There are very few things in life that can actually change your level of happiness. One of those things is contributing to a cause larger than yourself. There is research from Harvard […]

Global Leadership Summit | Marc Kielburger – Against Apathy

August 9, 2012

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(live blogging notes) http://www.freethechildren.com/ — Interview with Christine Caine — The number one reason girls don’t go to school in Africa is because they have to get water for their village. How did you make a decision to go down a path from the traditional career success route? What kind of legacy do you want […]

Global Leadership Summit | Jim Collins – Great By Choice

August 9, 2012

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(live blogging notes) Why do some enterprises thrive and others do not, even in the most difficult circumstances and challenges, and the same ones? It turns out, that the leadership behaviors map almost perfectly between explorers of the south pole and businesses that thrive and succeed. The X factor in leadership is humility, not personality, […]