The Newsroom Recap, Rolling Stone: So we now know why Maggie looks like the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo …
As the title, “Unintended Consequences,” suggests, much of this episode is about how Maggie, Neal, Jerry and Will’s idealistic moves in the name of being better journalists are slowly leading to their collective downfall.
“Cooked”, cooking, civilization, Michael Pollan, food, social glue, anti-corporate activism, Brain Pickings:
Thus, Cooked is at once a philosophical journey into the depths of that transformation and practical handbook for tilting the ratio back to its natural, satisfying balance
8.2.1928, The Varsity, Open for Business, Atlanta icons, restaurants, drive-ins, WABE 90.1 FM, kith/kin: My father was born in the fall of ’27 … I’d swear he was probably ate his first real food here. One of my favorite places in the world … really. 🙂
Today is August 2nd. If we were to turn Atlanta’s clock back 85 years to this date in 1928, we’d find a new eatery opening up in town. In the years since the first burger was flipped, The Varsity on North Avenue has become one of Atlanta’s most endearing landmarks.
Reverend Pendleton B. Peery, “With Our Whole Heart: Belonging to the Truth”: Pen … your sermons have been excellent this summer. I loved this week’s focus on what is truth.
Exodus 20:1-2, 16
And God spoke all these words:
2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.
16 “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
“Lord, Who May Dwell Within Your House” – hymn no. 164
Who do no wrong, but keep their word And seek no bribe or gain; All those who do such things shall live And safe from harm remain.
Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”
38 “What is truth?” retorted Pilate.
Great sermon, preacher … LIARS.
Certainty hardens our speech. It makes dialogue difficult. It leaves little room for questions, few opportunities for new insights and new relationships. … What if we are wrong? … Consider … how our certainty about what is true might affect the way we treat our neighbor … might lead us to do harm.
What is truth?” retorted Pilate … being in Jesus’ presence caused him to ask it.
Truth is a “who.”
… whose truth is marked by sacrifice and by love and by justice and by mercy …