The Curiosity Index (13.09.2017)

THINK 2017: All Recordings Now Available

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What you need to know when the JWs or Mormons come knocking

We’ve all been there (either pretending not to be in or politely refusing) but here are questions you can ask. Excellent stuff from Justin Taylor.

Why Happy People Cheat

Why do people who seemingly have it all then risk it by having an affair? While not from a Christian perspective, there are lots of insights here into identity, security, faithfulness. Also this: “It seems to me that in the past decade, affairs with exes have proliferated, thanks to social media.”

The UK will block online porn from next year. Here’s what we know

Although WIRED doesn’t seem entirely positive about this move, I applaud it. I think there’s a difference between free speech (no one is restricting the right to create pornography) and its universal delivery. I can stop people delivering junk to my mailbox and I should have the option of stopping people delivering porn to my PC. If people want it, they can go ask for it.

This should be seen as a problem: “Pornhub, the world’s most-visited pornographic website, had 64 million visitors per day in 2017, and the UK is its second biggest traffic driver.”

What’s the quickest way to learn a language?

These apps, websites and podcasts will get you fluent in a flash. I’ve used and would recommend Memrise or Duolingo.

Photographer Uses a Toy DeLorean for a Spectacular ‘Back to the Future’ Shoot

Very clever.

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