Web Roundup – Dec. 28

Peter Attia podcast: Peter interviews Scott Harrison, founder of Charity:Water. An inspiring story of someone with a glamorous life who found real meaning and purpose. Pew: Millennial households are earning more than most older Americans did at the same age. Nonbeliever Tim Bray’s thoughts on attending a worship service on Christmas Eve. Nutrition Coaltion: Low-Carb Diet […]

Weekend Roundup – November 17, 2017

He’s not worried that you’re following along on YouVersion: Pope Says No Phones in Church. Parishioners Keep Scrolling. (Note: you can get YouVersionhere.) Not sure Francis would agree: The Reformation is over. Protestants won. So why are we still here? “Winning is dangerous — what do you do next? Do you return to Mother Church? … a number of my […]

Gun Violence Information

It doesn’t seem like it. Mass killings happen randomly, yet rate has remained steady, study finds. However, other data support that conclusion: Kieran Healy: Assault Deaths to 2015 Point and Counterpoint: America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts (Vox.com), and I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. (Leah Libresco, formerly […]

Bishop Barron – long interview

I’ve enjoyed a lot of Bishop Barron’s postings inspired by things going on in pop culture. So I was intrigued when YouTube recommended this longer form interview between him and Dave Rubin. Barron is especially interesting here discussing gay marriage, since he’s talking to a married gay man. Here’s part one of two: The part […]