Monthly Archives: October 2015

Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors

Strands of DNA Photo: ALAMY by Richard Gray Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors, …

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THE TRANSFORMATION OF DAVID BROOKS

There are many explicitly Christian descriptions of sin: fallenness, brokenness, depravity. Keller suggested Brooks try a more neutral phrasing: “disordered love.”   Illustration by Roan Smith for CJR DAVID BROOKS WAS STRUGGLING …

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Reasoning to Atheism~ curated by Denneze Nelson (UTS’99)

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The Philosophy and Epistemology of Rene Descartes ~ Wayne Miller (UTS’79)

  https://youtu.be/qFGdA9PbLpY  

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The United Nations in light of the original purpose~ Dennis Jamison (UTS’78)

FDR and Churchill meet to sign the Atlantic Charter. (Wikipedia) By Dennis Jamison SAN JOSE, October 24, 2015 – October 24th, is recognized around the world as United Nations Day because on this day …

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Quote of the Week: Maccoby

“Theology is just not important in Judaism, or in any other religion, really. There’s no orthodoxy, as you have it in the Catholic Church. No complicated creeds to which everybody must subscribe. No infallible pronouncements by a pope. Nobody can tell Jews what to believe. Within reason, you can believe what you like… …

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Virtue for the Week: Helpfulness

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‘God is not a he or a she’, says first female bishop to sit in House of Lords

Rachel Treweek, bishop of Gloucester, says she wants to ‘gently challenge’ people The bishop of Gloucester, Rachel Treweek. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Rachel Treweek, bishop of Gloucester, says she wants to ‘gently challenge’ people By Harriet Sherwood God should not …

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Christopher Columbus: A different sort of narrative ~ by Dennis Jamison (UTS’78)

  Look at Christopher Columbus for who he truly was. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 – The voyages of Christopher Columbus have traditionally been acknowledged by many Americans as they celebrate Columbus Day …

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What Every American Should Know ~curated by Robin James Graham (UTS’80)

Defining common cultural literacy for an increasingly diverse nation Carlo Allegri / Reuters By Eric Liu Is the culture war over? That seems an absurd question. This is an age when Confederate monuments still stand; when white-privilege denialism is surging on social media; …

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