Tag: discipleship

Sociology and the Vocations Crisis

A concerned Catholic friend recently sent me an article about how to solve the vocations crisis in the Church. I haven’t had a chance to read the whole thing, but it seemed good when I skimmed it. If an in-depth read lives up the skim, I might blog about it. One sentence in particular caught […]

Machiavelli Would Be Insulted

…by the comparison Former Bush Aide Apologizes for ‘Machiavelli’ Jibe By Randall Mikkelsen “WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former senior aide to President Bush (news – web sites) apologized on Monday after being quoted in an article saying a band of “Mayberry Machiavellis” were running a White House where politics trumped policy.”

Hell No, We Won't Go

Pentagon Papers’ Ellsberg Sees Deja Vu in IraqBy Jane Sutton “MIAMI (Reuters) – When Pentagon (news – web sites) Papers whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg wrote a new memoir chronicling his decision to leak secret U.S. military documents exposing official lies about the Vietnam War, he had no inkling the United States could soon be at war …

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Antibodies For Your Computer

Throttled at birthA new way of thwarting viral epidemics on computers “EARLY in the morning of July 19th 2001, a variant of a computer virus known as Code Red started spreading across the Internet. Within 14 hours, some 350,000 machines were infected. Like most modern virus outbreaks, it happened too quickly for people to intervene. …

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Uh…Put Your Arm Down

I know it’s pure coincidence, but isn’t this photo a little disturbing? “British Ambassador to the United Nations Jeremy Greenstock (L) and U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte vote in favor of the U.N. resolution that gives Iraq one last chance to disarm November 8, 2002. The Security Council unanimously approved a tough resolution giving Iraqi President …

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