Monthly Archives: March 2015

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The Curiosity Index (30.03.2015)

It’s something of a world tour this morning. First to Asia. If you’re ever tempted to complain about religious freedom in America or Europe, take a moment to consider the situation in Pakistan. Just for perspective. Here are ten reasons why learning another language is

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He gave them a meal

When Jesus wanted fully to explain what his forthcoming death was all about, he didn’t give them a theory. He gave them a meal. — N. T. Wright (@NTWrightSays) December 17, 2013

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The Curiosity Index (Weekend edition)

All sorts of goodies for the weekend: I can run faster than this, but maybe not when I’m 95 Waves freezing What it’s like to live in Antarctica (photo essay) Sticking with the weather – this article explains why you get a better forecast if

Reading, writing & the art of tsundoku

You may have noticed that under the blog title I have a short strap-line: “Write. Read. Run. Lead” – while not being exactly comprehensive it captures much of what I want to focus on in my professional and personal development. I’d rather read than be

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The Curiosity Index (27.03.2015)

Matt Hosier has an excellent article on The Power of Shame Here is what Sweden’s generous parental leave looks like for men. The sad fact is that by the time these children are 17 a third of them won’t be living with one of the

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Book review: From the Garden to the City

Technology. For some the word carries a sense of threat, it is the destroyer of the world they knew and grew up in while for others it is the creator, opening up new possibilities and horizons. Truth is, that technology is both. While the technology

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The Curiosity Index (26.03.2015)

Some challenging words from Peter Leithart on baptism The Breathe Network is an excellent resource for Christians wanting to live more simply and more fully in a consumer culture. They’re inviting contributors to their blog. It’s an interesting question Is ‘Talking British’ That Hard to Understand? The