The Curiosity Index (21.09.2017)

There Can Be Only One Priority

I struggle with many ‘priorities’ which as Keith Webb points out: “The reality is, multiple priorities means no priority at all.”

John Calvin: the religious reformer who influenced capitalism

Love capitalism? Perhaps you believe, like Donald Trump and his coterie, that capitalism is a locus of creativity, genius, and creating wealth. Or perhaps you believe, like many Bernie Sanders supporters, that unbridled capitalism exploits the poor and the powerless.

Wherever you stand, John Calvin can be quoted on both sides. But it’s worth considering why is wealth such a threat to faith?

The ötillö

Just outside Stockholm amongst the islands of the archipelago, started one of the world’s fastest growing endurance sports – the swimrun.

Welcome to the home office

This is the 21st century – our homes are becoming workspaces while our workspaces become more like homes. The great blurring of work and the rest of your life is being taken to a new level.

Flossenbürg Concentration Camp

This is where Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed just days before the end of World War 2.

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