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A La Carte (11/24)

I’ve got a slightly abbreviated version of A La Carte today (after a long day away from home yesterday). Enjoy!

The Human Brain - CNET declares the brain truly awesome. “A typical, healthy one houses some 200 billion nerve cells, which are connected to one another via hundreds of trillions of synapses. Each synapse functions like a microprocessor, and tens of thousands of them can connect a single neuron to other nerve cells. In the cerebral cortex alone, there are roughly 125 trillion synapses, which is about how many stars fill 1,500 Milky Way galaxies.”

Why I’m Ungrateful - Russell Moore tells why he’s ungrateful. “Gratitude is spiritual warfare. I’m convinced my turn of imagination that day was conviction of sin, a personal uprooting of my own idolatry by the Spirit of Christ. What I need to fear most is what seems normal to me.”

Amazon - Another reminder about Amazon’s Black Friday sale which is going on all week long.

The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is not a problem of physics but of ethics. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man. —Albert Einstein