Both WorldChanging: Green Economics and New Thinking and No Impact Man: Sustainable consumption’s "double dividend" are worth reading.
I liked these: Ben Witherington: George Carlin’s New Rules for 2008. Here is one example:
Just because your tattoo has Chinese characters in it doesn’t make you
spiritual. It’s right above your least flattering feature, and it translates
to "beef with broccoli." The last time you did anything spiritual, you
were praying to God you weren’t pregnant. You’re not spiritual.
You’re just high.
A great post by Peter: Gentle Wisdom » John 3:16 and limited atonement which concludes with:
Calvin himself did not hold the doctrine of limited atonement. It is time for those who claim to be his followers to abandon this perversion of biblical teaching and accept the glorious truth that God loves the whole world, including every human being, and sent his Son to die an unlimited atoning death for it all, that the whole universe might be reconciled to him, Romans 8:21.
Whoo hoo – that is the God I love!
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
This sounds like a good idea for many places: Porous Streets Work–Even in Rainy Oregon.
The two great pillars of Open Source are the GNU project and Linux. I shan’t burden you with too much detail, I’ll just make the outrageous claim that your computer will be running some descendant of those two within the next five years and that your life will be better and happier as a result.
Vote Match USA helps you to determine your preference for one of the candidates taking part in the United States Presidential Primaries.
Interesting, check your preference based on actual policies.
I like these Silly date ideas for Valentine’s Day – Matthew Helmke (dot) Net. eg
1. Pretend you’ve never met, then loudly try out lame pickup lines in a upscale cafe. Act like they worked.