We are all historians to some degree. Arnold Toynbee wrote in his last book this statement: “Within the last two centuries, Man has increased his material power to a degree at which he has become a menace to the biosphere’s survival, but he has not increased his spiritual potentiality; the gap between this and his […]Read more "What is Religion?"
The clothing industry is responsible for many different types of pollution. This sector creates more carbon pollution than the combination of international air and water shipping. The clothing and textiles industry is the 2nd largest industrial consumer of water and pollutes water, mainly from the coloring process. More than half of the world’s textiles are […]Read more "Green Junction: Clothes you wear could be pollution By Julie Peller Ph.D."
Discipleship in the modern world is becoming more attuned to technology. What is important to realize is Discipleship has always adapted to the world it found itself in and the surrounding culture. If we look at Discipleship in the period of the Agricultural Revolution, we see how different it was from the Industrial Revolution era. […]Read more "Modern Discipleship in the age of Autonomous Technology"
Green Junction How healthy is this world for other living creatures, those living on land, in the seas? The extinction rate of species on earth may be over 1000 times greater than the natural or background extinction rate. Last year, a team of researchers reported the loss of nearly 3 billion birds since 1970 (30% […]Read more "How healthy is this world for other living creatures by Julie Peller Ph.D."
We learned from Covid and the life we lived in 2020 that “Data sprawl” and remote access to data have become significant threats. Will you continue to work remotely? Will work expand your companies’ potential to be breached? What do you do with disinformation at warp speed? It’s about MARKETING in addition to adequate security and […]Read more "Data Privacy, Security and what I see for 2021"
‘Evidence from bones found at one of the world’s most important fossil sites suggests that our hominid predecessors may have dealt with extreme cold hundreds of thousands of years ago by sleeping through the winter…’ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/dec/20/early-humans-may-have-survived-the-harsh-winters-by-hibernating?fbclid=IwAR2fwsWh1J_KGVLx-aDO-3nkqPd92adaKP9vyd4x54v0-qPq9KXhXVl9xxARead more "It’s another sign of the Neanderthals’ high intelligence"
The news on plastic waste continues to worsen. A research team led by the Woods Hole Institute recently released the outcomes of a study that evaluated plastic waste generated in the United States in 2016. In addition to many megatons of plastic waste illegally dumped in the United States, they discovered that nearly another megaton […]Read more "What we need is a little care and effort become part of life’s equation. By Julie Peller PhD"
Bearing God into the World – Dennis Ormseth reflects on Christ’s birth opening space and time for the renewal of Earth. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B (2011, 2014, 2017, 2020, 2023) 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Luke 1:46b-55 or Psalm 89: 1-4, 19-26 Romans 16:25-27… Fourth […]Read more "Fourth Sunday of Advent (Dec. 20) in Year B (Ormseth11) — Lutherans Restoring Creation"
“The Christian is reminded in Liturgy that the second coming of Christ is the great event which the whole history of humankind is bent. That event should not be expected with foreboding but with intense longing. It is the day of the Lord ~it is Ressurection!” Louis J. Putz CSC And as Teilhard said, “Yet […]Read more "And all this is made possible by the Incarnation! Thoughts for Advent."
Highlights from Pope Francis in chapter 7 of Fratelli Tutti: Those who work for tranquil social coexistence should never forget that inequality and lack of integral human development make peace impossible. (235) Nor does this mean calling for forgiveness when it involves renouncing our own rights, confronting corrupt officials, criminals or those who would debase […] […]Read more "Pope Francis: Inequality and Injustice Make Peace Impossible — Millennial"