NZ Listener, May 1-7 2010 Vol 223 No 3651 Cover Story: “All Things Being Equal” by Staff Writers NOTE: Subheadings and emphases added by this blogger. New Zealanders once prided themselves on being an egalitarian society, but research shows we not only tolerate increasing income disparity but appear to welcome it.
Stolen from Abstruse Goose: Tree of Life
Ben Myers recently blogged this quote from our old friend Karl Barth: Everything which points in the direction of male or female seclusion, or of religious or secular orders or communities, or of male or female segregation – if it is undertaken in principle and not consciously and temporarily as an emergency measure – is […]
Professor Lawrence Krauss is giving a free public lecture at The University of Auckland. Lawrence Krauss Public Lecture: Nonsense, Non-Science, and Science – From Government to the Classroom 22 March 2010, 6:15pm – 7:15pm Venue: Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Building 301, Faculty of Science, 22 Symonds Street, Auckland The distinction between science and fiction and […]
Diagram of the present impacts of the nuclear weapons industry, from the webcomic “Subnormality“. Even if never detonated, they manage to wreck society.
A New Year’s Message | internetmonk.com Now as we go into this new year, those who hold pietistic views or promote a prosperity gospel will tell us that the challenge for 2010 is that we must “do something” for our lives to be more blessed. It’s time to step up our game as Christians so […]
This is seriously worth watching: British author, pastor, and theologian Rev. Dr. N.T. Wright suggests that Genesis is both a mythic text as well as the “inerrant Word of God”. This may require a leap of faith for some — the mythological part has been misunderstood and discarded by many evangelicals in favour of a […]