What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


SUSTAINABILITY

Eating Canadian

I didn’t know what “eating Canadian” meant, but I’m always up for a story to find out…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


BUSINESS

What you should know about the cobalt in your smartphone

Cobalt is used to build lithium-ion batteries found in mobile technology. Much of it comes from Congo, where men, women, and children endure dangerous and unhealthy conditions to satisfy our hunger for new devices. It’s time we paid attention…Read Full Article

From treehugger


PHILOSOPHY

The Cosmos Is Vaster than the Ancients Imagined

Due to centuries of observations, ideological struggles, and successful scientific endeavors, we know quite a bit about the starry hosts. We know that the universe is vast—that there are billions of galaxies with billions of stars and planets each. And we know that Earth rotates at about 1,000 miles per hour and revolves at a speed of 70,000 miles per hour around the sun. None of this, however, is obvious from an Earth-bound perspective…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


FAITH

Interview with Joan Chittister

The Benedictine nun, human rights advocate and co-chair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women talks about her writing, the Catholic church and the current U.S. political climate…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


CULTURE

You Can Now Watch War Live On Facebook, But Should You?

In anticipation of an Iraqi and Kurdish military operation to reoccupy Mosul (which is currently controlled by ISIS), two news outlets began streaming the confrontation live on Facebook for anyone to view. This is a first for digital war coverage and many are questioning whether it’s a good idea or an alarming indicator of our cultural desensitization to violence…Read Full Article

From good.is


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Categories: Business, culture, faith, Philosophy, sustainability

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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