The Curiosity Index (02.08.2018)

The Wise Do Not Always Weigh In

“When one has too many answers,” Merton wrote, “and when one joins a chorus of others chanting the same slogans, there is, it seems to me, a danger that one is trying to evade the loneliness of a conscience that realizes itself to be in an inescapably evil situation. We are all under judgment. . . Our choice is not that of being pure and whole at the mere cost of formulating a just and honest opinion.”

Again, before Twitter. By decades.

A provocation from Simon Guillebaud

An incredible story. Do read it.

The seven deadly sins of business travel

There is no better way to learn about the latest manifestation of the seven deadly sins than to take a business trip. Business travellers are confronted with every possible opportunity for sinning from their first step into duty-free at the airport to their last drink at the hotel bar. Many find that their resistance to vice declines the farther they get from home.

Breathtaking aerial videos of the Kilauea volcano erupting

It’s been a while since I posted pictures of a volcano. So here you have a video. Stunning.

Winners of The Nature Conservancy 2018 Global Photo Contest

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