Monthly Archives: October 2015

Chaput: Hope as Despair, Overcome

For those following the Synod of the Family in Rome, this is a telling and illuminating speech from Philadephia’s Archibishop Charles Chaput: Paragraphs 7-10 of the Instrumentum did a good job of describing the condition of today’s families. But overall,the text … Continue reading

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CNET: Our Brains Will Be Like Smartphones By 2030?

Somehow, this doesn’t strike me as pleasant news: Kurzweil has a truly, madly, deeply optimistic view of who we will be when nanobots are implanted into our brains so we can expand our intelligence by directly tapping into the Internet. … Continue reading

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Russia and Iran Prepare To Do The Job In Syria

This from Reuters today: “The vanguard of Iranian ground forces began arriving in Syria: soldiers and officers specifically to participate in this battle. They are not advisors … we mean hundreds with equipment and weapons. They will be followed by … Continue reading

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