So we’re still going right, still hungry for an eclectic set of links and interesting things? Jolly good, me too.
JOY IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY
Tim Chester makes a case for the regular place of confession in the Christian community. Here’s the key, “Sometimes our hearts condemn us. And the word of Christ spoken by a brother or sister cut through the confusion.”
WHAT IS THE MOST LIKELY USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN THE NEAR FUTURE?
I recently wondered why aren’t we more worried about the nuclear threat and my guess is with an unstable American president we might all be more worried (justifiably or not). Anyway here Tyler Cowen responds to a question and gives his most likely scenario for the use of nuclear weapons. It involves North Korea.
ABORTION AROUND THE WORLD
Training Leaders International offer a global perspective (using WHO data) on abortions worldwide. That will be around 42 million every year. Here’s a challenge for Christians wanting to reduce that figure (and we should), two clear ways of reducing abortion would seem to be 1. make it safe and legal and 2. improve access to affordable contraceptive methods. That might seem a tough pill to swallow except you’re talking about preventing MILLIONS of abortions.
HOW WARREN BUFFET SCHEDULES MEETINGS
Because well he must have some secret sauce to staying on top of everything, right?
WHY THE VILLAINS SOUND BRITISH
It has something to do with sounding both intelligent and untrustworthy at the same time. Which is how I talk, so um….