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Wednesday June 11, 2008

Is Google Making Us Stupid?
Here is a fantastic and thought-provoking article from The Atlantic. “What the Net seems to be doing is chipping away my capacity for concentration and contemplation. My mind now expects to take in information the way the Net distributes it: in a swiftly moving stream of particles. Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski.”


Pennies for your Thoughts
Christianity Today has a good article about that ethical and moral monstrosity of a show “Moment of Truth.”


The World’s First Church
“Archaeologists unearthed in Jordan what they believe to be the world’s first church, according to a report Monday.”


Looks Like a Million to Me
Evan Schnittman tries to determine just how many of the latest generation of e-book readers are in circulation and how big an impact they are having on the publishing industry. His estimate: big.


MacArthur’s Millennial Manifesto
Sam Waldron has just written a thorough response to John MacArthur’s 2007 Shepherds’ Conference speech entitled “Why Every Self-Respecting Calvinist is a Premillennialist.”


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