Here’s a few interesting articles that I’ve come across in the last few days. Check ’em out, check ’em outers.
Pro Civility Covenant
There’s something about the anonymity of the internet that emboldens people to say things on line that they would never say to your face. That’s why I was pleased to see Brian McLaren write about a ”civility covenant” that challenges people, especially church people, to behave themselves when engaging in debate and discourse online. You can read about it here.
The Peril of Plastic
I know, I know, I can feel your eye roll from here. But I wonder; just where does our unflinching trust in the common things we’re sold come from? Check out this article on plastics from time magazine.
The Neti-pot on Steroids
Just ask anyone who uses one, people love their neti-pot, a small plastic gravy boat like apparatus that one uses to rinse their nasal passages. Now comes the SinuPulse, a cross between a neti-pot, water-pic and power washer. Read about it here.
The Downside to Friends with Benefits
Hooking up without the burden of emotional attachment is nothing new. However in this new age, it seems that it has never been so common and accepted. But with this sexual freedom comes some consequences. Read about them here.
Acid Makes a Comeback- As a Cure!
Many of us who have ever taken LSD will testify that there is more to the controversial drug than just seeing trails and acting goofy. Although powerfully dangerous, what the classic 60’s stereotype of an acid trip fails to convey is the deep feeling of touching the divine that isn’t found in any other drug. Now scientist are revisiting LSD as a possible treatment for depression and other mental illnesses. Read bout it here.