Evolution of Religion

Evolution of Religion

The evolution of religion, from sacrifice to mercy ...

Mimetic Desire

Mimetic Desire

Human beings learn everything, including our desires, through imitation. ...

Scapegoating

Scapegoating

Friends can become rivals for the things they learn to value from others. ...

Faith Forward: The Future of Christian Education

Part 1:  Just what is emerging? There’s a lot of talk about “emergent church” these days. But just what is emerging? Phyllis Tickle, popular author and founding editor of the Religion Department of Publishers Weekly, says we are entering the age of the Spirit, and I agree. But where is the Spirit leading us? more ...

April 21, 2014 (8) comments

The Scandal of High Frequency Trading or Why Michael Lewis is Wrong

The latest scandal roiling the financial markets was ignited by Michael Lewis’ book, Flash Boys. Lewis accuses the markets of being rigged so that the average investor is always being outmaneuvered, outpaced and out-traded by wickedly fast high frequency traders (HFT). Their computerized trading algorithms, L more ...

April 23, 2014 (3) comments

We Don’t Want You to Swim in the River

by Kathy Kelly April 14, 2014 In early April, 2014, the U.S. Navy unveiled its Mach 7 Magnetic Mangler, “a railgun straight out of Star Trek that can take out targets at 100 miles with a projectile flying at nearly 7,000 feet per second.”  So far, the U.S. military has spent $240 million developing the railgu more ...

April 16, 2014 (0) comments

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