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Miscellanies: Other Thoughts Worth Reading (12/13)

December 13, 2009

Rick Warren calls anti-gay bill in Uganda ‘un-Christian’

The first paragraph: “The Rev. Rick Warren, possibly the most influential current pastor in the USA, has joined progressive pastors in speaking out against the so-called Uganda “gay death bill” and any rumors that he’s ever supported it or anyone associated with it.”

Amazon Can Sell Everything at Cost and Still Make Money

This four minute video is fascinating.  Even if Amazon sells everything for exactly what they pay for it, they could still make money.

More U.S. Christians mix in ‘Eastern,’ New Age beliefs

The first paragraph: “Going to church this Sunday? Look around. The chances are that one in five of the people there find “spiritual energy” in mountains or trees, and one in six believe in the “evil eye,” that certain people can cast curses with a look — beliefs your Christian pastor doesn’t preach.”

Americans Consume 34GB of Content a Day

The first paragraph: “The New York Times highlights a report published by the University of California, San Diego claiming that the average American consumes 34GB of content and 100,000 words a day. How is that possible, you ask? It’s all about bathing in the data.”

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