The God Shaped Hole….

The God Shaped Hole.... A few months ago Oxford Dictionaries Online added the acronym FOMO to its catalog of words.  FOMO stands for “fear of missing out”--it’s the anxiety that rises up in us when we think that we may be missing out on a party or an event or really any kind of social interaction.  It’s … Continue reading The God Shaped Hole….

An article from the blog Experimental Theology…..

Experimental Theology: The Slavery of Death: Part 16, To Destroy the Devil's Work | The author notes here that human institutions and organizations tend to take on a life of their own(like demonic forces....). I would give as an example how corporations are composed of real live people but together they become enslaved by the … Continue reading An article from the blog Experimental Theology…..

Intersex….

I was really touched by this video. Intersex is something I really know nothing about. Watching the video I can see that Maya suffers much pain but I was impressed with her courage, dignity, and grace....

some reading recommendations….

A couple of good articles I read today: Experimental Theology: The Slavery of Death: Part 11, The Pornography of Death   and Experimental Theology: On Walden Pond: "For My Greatest Skill Has Been to Want But Little.". Also started reading Amazon.com: Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom eBook: Rick Hanson: Kindle Store

Yes or no….

How Violent Sex Helped Ease My PTSD - Media - GOOD | Is that a "yes" or a "no" ? Sometimes it's a "no" with the prior understanding that it is really a "yes". Oh my, this could get very confusing to a horny guy !

mindful online….

"To put it bluntly, slowing down and being aware are the keys to not peeing in the pool." (Ethan Nichtern) This quote is from an article giving some good ideas to make your time online worthwhile rather than a waste of time….

beware….

On Video Game Addiction | The Blackbird Press - I don't do video games but I would tend to agree based on my own ongoing experiences in the black hole of cyberspace surfing the web and lurking in chat room.... BBC NEWS | Technology | S Korean dies after games session BBC NEWS | Technology … Continue reading beware….

Anti-social media? (via Newspaper to New Media)

Could you communicate only through Twitter, Facebook and video chatting with your friends and loved ones for 30 days? One Portland, Ore., woman is in the process of finding out. Cristin Norine has embarked on a 30-day Public Isolation Project to learn how technology walls people off even while connecting them. Norine, who is living … Continue reading Anti-social media? (via Newspaper to New Media)