An informative report sponsored by the Environmental Policy and Law and Center summarizes the impacts and concerns of climate change on the Great Lakes and surrounding regions. A team of experts on climate change compiled “An Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes.” Part of their conclusions states “Scientific analyses clearly […]
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In an engaging, deeply reported book, the authors travel to mobility hotspots, from Helsinki to Shanghai, to scout out this future. And they visit the companies putting it together. One, Divergent3d, is devising a system to manufacture cars with robots and 3D printers. PonyAI, a Chinese-Silicon Valley startup, builds autonomous software that perceives potholes, oncoming […]
via New Technology Books: “Hop, Skip, Go – How the Mobility Revolution Is Transforming Our Lives” — Boomers Daily
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*Author’s Preface: Please excuse the length of this summary and review. Due to time constraints (and mental constraints unfortunately), it ended up being much longer than I expected. If you do choose to read this, then consider it an act of resistance against our culture that demands all content to be curated to the extent […]
via Paul Tillich’s Theology of Culture: A Summary and Analysis — Dakota Wade
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Fr. Daniel’s latest book, Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology, is now available from Amazon, your local book retailer, and the publisher, Orbis Books. Here is the publisher description: “By humbly seeking wisdom from the scientific, philosophical, and social-scientific communities, Horan argues, we can gain new insight on personhood and a wider perspective of where […]
via New Book on Theological Anthropology! — Daniel P. Horan, OFM
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Jesus, the Savior of the world, was born in the simplest of settings, a manger, surrounded by nature, and illuminated by a bright star in the sky. Jesus, Son of God, is the greatest gift from God. Jesus found joy and sustenance in God’s creation, the natural world for which we all depend. Heavenly gifts […]
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You know that sense of AWE you get when you first see the Grand Canyon and all that majestic beauty of a sunset over the Canyon? That is what you feel and sense when you visit Australia. In the 24 plus trips I have made there lecturing, giving keynotes and workshops, I have developed some […]
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Each time you choose a nature-compatible substitute for a plastic item or simply eliminate plastic materials in your life, you engage in an act of kindness on behalf of Mother Earth. The science community continues to gather information on the disastrous effects of our plastic addiction, much of which is in plain sight. In 2014, […]
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