August 2007

Gay Marriage and Global Warming

An image from an article titled “Americans Care More About Gay Marriage Than Global Warming”. Quite the sweeping general statement, but interesting nevertheless. Could it be be because the gay marriage issue gets at what it means to be human or could it be that we’re that self-absorbed?  Full article from treehugger.com here

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Warren Buffett

I like this article mentioning Warren Buffett: At a Hillary Clinton fund-raiser in New York last month, Warren Buffett, no stranger to wealth, told an audience filled with bankers and real-estate developers the system was, in effect, rigged. “This is what Congress in its wisdom did: the 400 of us [here] pay a lower part [...]

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The drugging of our children

I took an assessment a few years back that diagnosed me with having ADD/ADHD, but who doesn’t these days? I just stumbled on to this movie documenting the factors we all suspected (pharmaceutical industry, parents, teachers, media, etc) leading to the over-medicating of our children.

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Personality info…

I’m not sure how much value there is in all these personality/strengths tests out there… yet I can stop. Here’s my latest below. I’ve always been borderline Extraverted / Introverted. It makes more sense to me since recently learning that you tend to be both if you’re an only-child or much older than your siblings. [...]

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Let me in…

A Jesus-follower shares with me yesterday How can people lift their hands singing about the love of God, and not f*cking spend the time to really welcome me into the church?  I want to be a part of the body of Christ, but no one will f*cking let me in!” He’s attended several different churches, [...]

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Makers of Fire – Montreal

The Makers of Fire is a FUTURE Oriented Think tank and Leadership Training Event that will becoming through Montreal in October this year.  It’s led by Alex McManus (brother of Erwin, Creator of Voxtropolis, and founder of the International Mentoring Network, amongst other things).  It’s $79 at the door, but I’ve got two tickets for [...]

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Our Anniversary

We had an awesome anniversary. I don’t know about other guys, but every year I think, how on earth am I going to top the last year? This year my goal was to spend no more than ten bucks on the night (I was so tempted to do the fancy dinner thing, but that’d just [...]

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Stumble Upon

I don’t really ever use stumble upon, but I just added gave it a try yesterday and gave a ‘thumbs up’ to my own site.  Within hours it added over 200 unique hits to this site! Stumble Upon reveals what an incredible amount of time people have on their hands.  People are willing to just [...]

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