Monthly Archives: April 2015

Being Mortal | Notes & Review

Atul Gawande. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Metropolitan Books, 2014. (282 pages) PBS Special. UPDATE: California just passed AB-15 End of Life, (See NYTimes.com article). Introduction It is enough to make you wonder, who are the

Being Mortal | Notes & Review

Atul Gawande. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Metropolitan Books, 2014. (282 pages) PBS Special. UPDATE: California just passed AB-15 End of Life, (See NYTimes.com article). Introduction It is enough to make you wonder, who are the

The Median Isn’t the Message by Stephen Jay Gould

In 1982, I learned I was suffering from a rare and serious cancer. After surgery, I asked my doctor what the best technical literature on the cancer was. She told me, with a touch of diplomacy, that there was nothing

The Median Isn’t the Message by Stephen Jay Gould

In 1982, I learned I was suffering from a rare and serious cancer. After surgery, I asked my doctor what the best technical literature on the cancer was. She told me, with a touch of diplomacy, that there was nothing

TED | Clint Smith: How to raise a black son in America

0:11 Growing up, I didn’t always understand why my parents made me follow the rules that they did. Like, why did I really have to mow the lawn? Why was homework really that important? Why couldn’t I put jelly beans

TED | Clint Smith: How to raise a black son in America

0:11 Growing up, I didn’t always understand why my parents made me follow the rules that they did. Like, why did I really have to mow the lawn? Why was homework really that important? Why couldn’t I put jelly beans

TED | Gary Haugen: The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now

0:11 To be honest, by personality, I’m just not much of a crier. But I think in my career that’s been a good thing. I’m a civil rights lawyer, and I’ve seen some horrible things in the world. I began

TED | Gary Haugen: The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now

0:11 To be honest, by personality, I’m just not much of a crier. But I think in my career that’s been a good thing. I’m a civil rights lawyer, and I’ve seen some horrible things in the world. I began

TED | Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?

0:11 I want you to imagine two couples in the middle of 1979 on the exact same day, at the exact same moment, each conceiving a baby — okay? So two couples each conceiving one baby. Now I don’t want

TED | Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?

0:11 I want you to imagine two couples in the middle of 1979 on the exact same day, at the exact same moment, each conceiving a baby — okay? So two couples each conceiving one baby. Now I don’t want

How To Read The Bible | Notes & Review

Harvey Cox. How To Read The Bible. HarperOne, 2015. (257 pages)   HarperCollins page; Jonathan Merritt, Religion News Service; Introduction I think my personal history with the Bible as unfolding in three stages THE NARRATIVE STAGE THE HISTORICAL STAGE THE

How To Read The Bible | Notes & Review

Harvey Cox. How To Read The Bible. HarperOne, 2015. (257 pages)   HarperCollins page; Jonathan Merritt, Religion News Service; Introduction I think my personal history with the Bible as unfolding in three stages THE NARRATIVE STAGE THE HISTORICAL STAGE THE

Sexual By Design by Doug Wilson | How To Lose an Audience, And The Gospel At The Same Time

In April of 2012, pastor and teacher, Doug Wilson spoke at Indiana University. Watch the entire event: Sexual By Design: Douglas Wilson in Bloomington, IN. Report by The Bloomington Alternative. ClearNote Campus Fellowship website. ClearNote Church website. Christ Church, Moscow,

Sexual By Design by Doug Wilson | How To Lose an Audience, And The Gospel At The Same Time

In April of 2012, pastor and teacher, Doug Wilson spoke at Indiana University. Watch the entire event: Sexual By Design: Douglas Wilson in Bloomington, IN. Report by The Bloomington Alternative. ClearNote Campus Fellowship website. ClearNote Church website. Christ Church, Moscow,

TED | Bill Gates: The next outbreak? We’re not ready

When I was a kid, the disaster we worried about most was a nuclear war. That’s why we had a barrel like this down in our basement, filled with cans of food and water. When the nuclear attack came, we

TED | Bill Gates: The next outbreak? We’re not ready

When I was a kid, the disaster we worried about most was a nuclear war. That’s why we had a barrel like this down in our basement, filled with cans of food and water. When the nuclear attack came, we