Morgan Matthew's Blog – August 2009 Archive (4)

Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head

After reading this article by my friend Leo Babauta. I was in shock because this is exactly what happened with me growing up, especially in elementary school. I was always be called out not being able to expressive myself. I am not going to go into details but this article sums it up. :]

“Our culture lies. They say they want to encourage and reward individuality and creativity, but in… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on August 31, 2009 at 12:46am — 4 Comments

The Five Biggest Lies in the Health Care Debate

To the credit of opponents of health-care reform, the lies and exaggerations they're spreading are not made up out of whole cloth—which makes the misinformation that much more credible. Instead, because opponents demand that everyone within earshot (or e-mail range) look, say, "at page 425 of the House bill!," the lies take on a patina of credibility. Take the claim in one chain e-mail that the government will have electronic access to everyone's bank account, implying that the Feds will rob… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on August 29, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Pope links atheism, environmental destruction, urges world leaders to act

August 27, 2009

In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Benedict, linking atheism and secularism with environmental destruction, summarized his new encyclical’s teaching on man’s duties towards the environment:

Is it not true that inconsiderate use of creation begins where God is marginalized or also where his existence is denied? If the human creature's relationship with the Creator weakens, matter is reduced to egoistic possession, man becomes the "final authority," and… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on August 27, 2009 at 3:47pm — 6 Comments

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