"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." – Ghandi

Esquire recently printed an open letter to non-Christians by a guy named Shane Claibourne that delivers an excellent critique of Christianity in practice versus in principle: To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has…

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TED + Study

It’s been a while, but I haven’t forgotten about these… Hans Rosling on poverty and statistics:Pretty funny too… + Two bits on autism. First, autistic children don’t engage in contagious yawning: If someone near you yawns, do you yawn, too? About half of adults yawn after someone else does in a phenomenon called contagious yawning.…

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Maybe I Wanna Be a Trial Attorney…

The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity. Lawyer: “Was that the same nose you broke as a child?” Witness: “I only have one, you know.”…

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