On man vs. robots, don’t trust the economic models

Given the breakneck pace of improvements in automation and artificial intelligence, fears about job loss taking more space in the cultural imagination. Symbolized by President Obama’s famous laments about ATM machines and the more recent concerns about Amazon’s “job-killing” grocery-store roboclerks, the anxiety is palpable and persistent. Continue Reading...

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Hurricanes as schools of charity

The only force greater than the destruction wrought by this summer’s hellish hurricanes is the solidarity written indelibly upon the human heart. The acts of charity they galvanize show the power of voluntary efforts springing from voluntarism, virtue, and compassion. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.22.17

Christianity Has Something to Say About Your Economic Situation Tom Nelson, TGC Each day I woke up in an economically challenging world, yet the Christian faith I was taught seemed to have little to say about it. Continue Reading...
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Millennials, marriage, and the ‘success sequence’

“What if large causes of poverty are not matters of material distribution but are behavioral — bad choices and the cultures that produce them? If so, policymakers must rethink their confidence in social salvation through economic abundance.” –George Will According to a recent report from the U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.21.17

3 Plates to Spin in the Vocation Conversation Bernard N. Howard, TGC Sometimes to understand the Bible rightly we need to be like a circus performer who keeps different plates spinning on sticks. Continue Reading...
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