Author: christo

A poll that asked UK residents if they subscribe to the following found a correlation between this statement and an opinion to remain in the UK:

Christians with a strong belief in the unique power of Jesus Christ to redeem humanity from the consequences of sin.

The connection between Brexit and lukewarm Christianity.

These are two different ways of bidding for the confidence of the users. In the old way, one says: “I don’t have a horse in this race. I don’t have a view of the world that I’m defending. I’m just telling you the way it is, and you should accept it because I’ve done the work and I don’t have a stake in the outcome…” In the newer way, the logic is different. “Look, I’m not going to pretend that I have no view. Instead, I am going to level with you about where I’m coming from on this. So factor that in when you evaluate my report. Because I’ve done the work and this is what I’ve concluded…”

Source: The View from Nowhere: Questions and Answers – PressThink – Jay Rosen

Sociality is not an active reaching out to others; it is mutual awareness instead of action together. Sociality thus contrasts to solidarity. [there two different kinds of solidarity: unity and inclusion] P 39

The good listener detects common ground more in what is another person assumes than says. (P.19, Richard Sennett’s Together)

rincon georgia map boundary

rincon georgia map boundary

According to the city’s FAQ, Rincon Georgia is aggressively annexing surrounding land to “protect the county from the future advancing of the city limits of Savannah and Port Wentworth, into Effingham County.” So for a brief period, behold the wonderfully incidental form produced by municipal land acquisition.