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A La Carte (10/8)

The End of Evolution
“Speaking on his chosen topic, ‘Evolution is Over,’ Jones argued that human evolution has reached an end because of changes in human health and human behavior.”
Getting the Blues
Thabiti, finally returning to blogging, offers a review of Stephen Nichols’ Getting the Blues: What Blues Music Teaches Us About Suffering and Salvation.
Silver Bullet Thinking
Michael Hyatt offers some wisdom on the folly of silver bullet thinking. “Unfortunately, in times of crisis, it’s not just the government that resorts to the thinking represented by this metaphor. Leaders in business and elsewhere are also guilty. Whenever we embark on a quest for a singular solution to our current woes, we are guilty of ‘silver bullet thinking.’”
My Mother’s Birthday
John Piper reprints a wonderful tribute to his mother. “My gratitude for her still grows. She embodied the strength and meekness of womanhood in a way that shaped my readiness to see the Biblical pattern as beautiful…”
Earth from Above
Boston.com shares some stunning photography from this exhibition.