A video that we were shown in college today. It’s a bit lengthy, but if you actually consider some of the points… it’s quite an eye-opener to the amazing and evolving world we live in. My personal favorite: “It’s estimated that a week’s work of New York Times contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th Century”.
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10 interesting questions that every intelligent Christian must answer
Why won’t god heal amputees?
This is an interesting question that it is easy to dismiss. Along with 9 other often overlooked questions regarding faith, a blog asking this question made ‘most interesting blog’ on Myspace today, attracting over 30,000 views.
Comments back online
For a couple of months now I’ve been getting some weirdass bugs with my commenting system. I just re-wrote it pretty much from the ground up, and it seems to be working OK so far. For now. For the time being all that I’m aware of is a cosmetic issue with the submit button overlapping the text area in IE7 – if you notice any bugs on other browsers then drop me a line in the comments.
Is procrastination intrinsically bad?
To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
To postpone or delay needlessly.
I’ve found myself procrastinating a lot recently. This has generally been regarding my AS Applied IT coursework – I let myself slip so far behind that even thinking about makes the insides of my palms cold and wet.
Sometimes I will attempt to challenge your perception of things. Sometimes I will ask you to forget about your morals and deeply ingrained opinions and to look at something objectively. And sometimes I will be linking to media that some people may find outlandish.
In preparation for this, here are two introductory snippets from someone who I consider to be fairly stimulating. Whilst I don’t agree with what he says in all of his videos, and whilst the way he voices his opinions can be a little questionable, he’s someone that I will be linking to on here in my quest to get you to think.
5th Anniversary of Iraq Invasion
5 years after the initial invasion of Iraq, the Guardian has an interesting video and article on ‘an uncompromising speech’ by George Bush regarding the event. In the video, Bush says: “Five years into this battle, there is an understandable debate over whether the war was worth fighting, whether the fight is worth winning, and […]