LOL Interwebz: A Spacetime Oddity

This is what’s weird to me about the Internet age. Instead of attacking ideas, we attack people.

How The Internet Brings Our Brokenness into Sharp Relief

Are we using the powerful, disruptive technology at our own fingertips to encourage, to think critically and compassionately, to spread shalom and create a “meaningful society”?

Can I Upgrade My iPhone and Still Be a Good Consumer?

Is being a good consumer ultimately impossible?

The Tweeting Dead: How an App Forces Us to Acknowledge the Dead

Could post-mortem tweets reshape how we remember the deceased?

“After-Birth Abortion”: Even More Absurd Than You Thought

We can safely call the infanticide arguments from Giubilini, Minerva, Tooley, and Singer what we’ve known them to be all along: immoral nonsense that needs to stop.

The Disappearance of Mozilla’s CEO: A Reminder of the Need for Tough, Expensive Grace

The Eich controversy is a firm reminder of the necessity for tough, expensive grace in our lives, relationships, and conversations, especially when it comes to such heated issues as gay marriage and LGBT rights.

“And Death Shall Be No More”: Going beyond Transhumanism for Kids

In ‘Death Is Wrong,’ transhumanist author Gennady Stolyarov II asserts that human beings can and should pursue ways to eradicate death; but only trusting the adequacy of God’s provision can instill a hope for the death of death.

Outside the Courtroom: How People, Not Merely Policy, Can End Abortion

Wherever we are, we can touch the unique lives of the individuals at the center of the storm that is abortion.

Dangerous Ideas: Academic Justice or Academic Freedom?

Academic freedom — the freedom to propose, pursue, and research dangerous ideas — is not something to be feared.

Is Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Perpetuating a War Between Science and Religion?

The series premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey was beautifully shot and creatively written. But does it continue to perpetuate the warfare thesis of science versus religion?

On the Anniversary of His Execution, What Can We Learn From the “First Martyr of Science”

On February 17th, 1600 A.D., Giordano Bruno, a Dominican priest, philosopher, and mathematician, was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition.

Science: It’s Worth Doing Badly

Even in the absence of scientific breakthroughs, even when the specter of failure is imminent — success or not — science is worth doing.

I Watched the #CreationDebate and it Kind of Bummed Me Out

God made the universe out of nothing. He may have done it in six literal days. But if God did that, He did not use any natural processes that we have ever observed or can duplicate.

The Surprising Parenting Problems of Unlimited Screen Time

I’ve been disheartened by the judgments I’ve lorded over my children, even if only in my mind.

Virtual Choices, Real Effects: The Impact of Our Hyperlink Trail

“A world of information at our fingertips seems to offer endless alternatives, an illusion ultimately rendered impossible by the obstinate strictures and constraints of reality.”

The Violence of Fantasy Football

“It is essentially competitive predictive math, and it doesn’t even require that you watch actual games from week to week. But that, I think is the biggest problem with playing fantasy football: the detachment.”