Wandering Around in the Moral Dimension | In this article about the Nine Noble Virtues of Heathenry the concept of reciprocity is a major theme. Of course reciprocity does work well but as a Christian I have to ask: What about Grace ?
Killing the Buddha | Interesting eclectic religion site…..
I had a cursory look at Windows 8 today at Best Buy. Looks nice but there will be a significant learning curve. They’re not selling it ’til next week though…..
If you are preoccupied with your smartphone or tablet you are distracted from watching your kids ! Texting and toddler minding do not mix well http://goo.gl/MfsQt
For me Twitter is not a great way to keep in touch with people because very few of the people I know are on Twitter. It can be a time waster of course but I look at it more as a news and information center. I follow many public figures, authors, theologians etc….
Advertising influences my vote only insofar as the ads provide useful information on what the candidate wants to accomplish or has accomplished. I pretty much base my votes on my beliefs which tend to the left for the most part. An big exception is my pro-life stance; I abhor abortion. I used to be hawkish on military issues but over the years I have become convinced that war is at best futile and at worst an abomination to God and Humanity. So I guess the short answer would be that advertising has little influence on my vote….
Almost Amish | Some useful things we can all learn from the Amish….
Open Culture | free learning resources on the web….
Coursera online university courses free of charge ! This looks to be a very valuable resource for anyone interested in learning. I hope this catches on and becomes widespread…..
Listening to Diana Krall, Glad Rag Doll. Wow ! Some really good music on this one….