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Month: July 2014

Big Brother 16 and why a Dating Hierarchy is Damaging

This season of Big Brother has featured your typical casting of hot young people fighting it out in a house for the duration of the summer in a battle to win 500K. As is apt to happen in these reality shows, so called “showmances” start showing up left and right where people begin pairing off in a mix of puppy love, restlessness, and strategy. This summer however, houseguest Caleb has become infatuated with Amber, the young model who has not returned his favors. He continually pressures her and advances upon… Read more Big Brother 16 and why a Dating Hierarchy is Damaging

How Do You Solve Poverty? Easy as 1,2,3…

The other day this book came across one of my social media feeds. The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution,┬áit sounds reasonable, why wouldn’t we want to read a book offering a solution to poverty even if the subtitle is a little hyperbolic. Looking further to see more about the book I discovered that it was written by Barry Asmus, an economist, and theologian Wayne Grudem. While I know nothing about the former, but he being an economist at least seems as if he is capable of penning this book,… Read more How Do You Solve Poverty? Easy as 1,2,3…