The Curiosity Index: Week 51

The Week’s Postings

For some reason posting kind of fell of a bit this week, I had several ideas but didn’t quite get them down son only three posts including this one. We’ll move on to next week.

Tuesday: My 2020 reading list from everyone else’s 2019 recommendations
Wednesday: Consumerism remains a deadly enemy to faith
Thursday: Living in a godless culture in a God-filled world
Friday: Busy, exhausted, burnt out

From the archives

When it comes to gender everyone is confused

Related Reading

  1. Of course biological sex exists
  2. The End of Transmania or the End of Reason?
  3. What Christians Should Know About Gender Ideology
  4. Jenny Odell on Why We Need to Learn to Do Nothing: ‘It’s a Reminder That You’re Alive’
  5. The Compelling Case for Working a Lot Less
  6. The suburbs are the spiritual home of overconsumption. But they also hold the key to a better future
  7. Churches Outnumber Pubs in the UK

Public Service Announcement

A friend has asked if I’d give a little airtime to their job vacancy for a youth-worker. So if you fancy living in Cornwall, here you go.

Bonus Material

Seven posts that caught my eye recently

  1. Glory to God in the Lowest – Very true
  2. Victoria Falls dries to a trickle after worst drought in a century – Very sad.
  3. The world’s first 3D-printed neighborhood is being built in Mexico for families living on $3 a day – Very good!
  4. The Far Side finally has an official online home – Very funny
  5. You Have More Time for Bible Reading than You Think – very convicting
  6. The cultures that are northern Europe – very interesting
  7. Here’s a fantasy metro network for Bournemouth and Poole – Very niche (I grew up there)

Eye-catching stuff

Arctic adventure: a photography tour of Greenland – stunning as ever.

An iceberg in the ice fjord of Ilulissat. Greenlanders are living at the forefront of the climate emergency, witnessing shrinking icebergs and warming seas.

Some Twitter highlights

  1. Jurgen Klopps’ leadership philosophy. It’s brilliant.
  2. God vs. Santa in 90 seconds
  3. Seven superb metaphors for corporate prayer
  4. Galatians in five sentences
  5. Whose gospel?
  6. How to wrap presents – you’re welcome

Something to watch

HT: Kottke

Merry Christmas.

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