Modern Pensées

Reconsidering theology, philosophy, culture, economics, and politics

Best Links of the Week

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Stanley Hauerwas article, “America’s god is Dead

Minority Report is not far away… iris scanners coming soon.

Truly excellent Harvard Business Commencement speech.

Pencil Tip Micro-Sculptures.  (HT:  Jutty)

Matt Perman has some good quotes from Jim Collins:  “The Difference Between Working Hard and Workaholism” and “The 5 Basic Conditions People Need in Order to Execute Well

Crazy themed hotel.

NYT article on the end era of the middle-class using their homes as retirement accounts and ATMs is over.

100 kilometer long traffic jam enters 10th day on the roads into Beijing.

Canon’s 120 megapixel sensor.

Wilhelmus a Brakel’s The Christian’s Reasonable Service 4 vols. available for free in pdf form.  Some have said that this is one of the best if not the best Systematic Theology in print.

North Carolina Krispy Kreme owner accidentally gives away $5000 bank deposit hidden in Krispy Kreme box.

One of the most amazing baseball catches of all-time:


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  1. David Brooks of the NYT highlighted this speech (and the Harvard Business Review article of the same name) a couple of weeks ago…on my handheld so I can’t track down the link right now – but google it…it was very thoughtful.

    Brian Smith

    August 26, 2010 at 4:53 pm

  2. I love Clayton Christensen! Have you read any of his work on Disruption?

    Bryan Rosander

    August 31, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    • This was my first introduction to Christensen. I will definitely be delving into his work more. I like what I have seen thus far.

      Michael Graham

      August 31, 2010 at 5:17 pm

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