Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Did Saint Francis Discover Evolution Before Darwin? Did Jesus (in the Parable of the Sower)?

__________ The following saying has been attributed to Saint Francis: Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. I’m reasonably confident it’s not remotely close to anything that Francis actually said–it’s obviously … Continue reading

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A New Zealand PSA of Unusual Rhetorical Power

Wow.┬áThis works on so many levels. It humanizes the strangers to one another; it points up our liabilities to impatience and misjudgments of risk and distance; and it vividly dramatizes the consequences of casual bad habits, distraction, and inattention. A … Continue reading

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