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Why Has The World Become So Strange?

Posted 18 June 2018

We live in very strange, we might even say chaotic, times.

Politics has grown more than a little odd (that is, more so than usual). Liberals dismiss conservatism as empty “populism”, while conservatives talk about fighting “culture wars” with presumably zero-sum outcomes.

Meanwhile, digital technology seems to breed curious behaviour, especially in the ways we speak to and about one other and engage each other’s ideas.

Families, the bedrock of stable civilizations, seem to take on peculiar forms, to the point where... Click for more

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If you look around, you'll find that Paul's words of wisdom to the Corinthians ring true even today: there are still 'not many wise, not many noble' who serve the Lord (1 Cor 1:26). Most of us are just ordinary people, who believe that God can do extraordinary things with our lives. We're not relying on any special status or glory of our own; all we... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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