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Post Tagged 'Mark Zuckerberg'

Cultural Stewardship and Institutional Scrutiny

In today’s Acton Commentary, I have some further reflections on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The basic thrust of the piece is to encourage institutional thinking. We should expect that humans are going to institutionalize their goals because humans are natural institution builders, or culture makers. Continue Reading...

Facebook and the Institutional Forms of Social Good

Over at Think Christian, I take a look at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and derive a lesson from Jesus’ interaction with the rich young man in Mark 10. A basic lesson we can take from the decision to organize the initiative as an LLC rather than a traditional non-profit corporation is that pursuing social good is possible in a wide variety of institutional forms. Continue Reading...

Mark Zuckerberg and the Biblical Meaning of Success

There are two great lies our culture promotes among children in school, students in college, and professionals in the business world, says Hugh Whelchel:  (1) “If you work hard enough, you can be anything you want to be.” (2) “You can be the best in the world. Continue Reading...