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  • Darren shared from A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One by George R.R. Martin
    They may have clacked a few sticks together before they came here, but I promise you, not one in twenty was ever rich enough to own a real sword.” His look was grim. “So how do you like the taste of your victories now, Lord Snow?” “Don’t call me that!” Jon said sharply, but the force had gone out of his anger. Suddenly he felt ashamed and guilty. “I never … I didn’t think …”
    Note: d @myen
  • Darren shared from Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics by Ross Douthat
    boded ill for Evangelicalism’s long-term future, because although the “para” groups were immensely successful at religious mobilization, they weren’t as effective at sustaining commitment across a life span or across generations. They were institutions for an anti-institutional faith, you might say, which meant that they were organized around personalities and causes and rarely created the sense of comprehensive, intergenerational community that both the Mainline churches and Catholicism had traditionally offered.
    Note: fundamental to orders
  • Darren shared from Forsaken: The Trinity and the Cross, and Why It Matters by Thomas H. McCall
    "God's very being as trinitarian community has on Easter Saturday been delivered up to contradiction and falsification; the Godness of the Father who gave up his only Son; the Godness of the Son who gave himself away; the Godness of the Spirit who, it seems, allowed death to sever the divine fellowship's eternal bonds of unity.""
  • Darren shared from a Personal Document
     Change the culture and make a prophetic case to the whole political structure; tell people why you prefer the candidate you do; but when you become a partisan political organizer, you forfeit a lot of the religious authority you possess.
    Note: great quote from an excellent article
  • Darren shared from A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change by Douglas Thomas, John Seely Brown
    In the new information economy, expertise is less about having a stockpile of information or facts at one’s disposal and increasingly about knowing how to find and evaluate information on a given topic.
    Note: new definition of expertise: not what but where
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