This is a weekly roundup of pieces I read on other sites around the web. Click on the titles to open the articles in a new tab. Happy reading!
Jordan Peterson: Open the damn country back up, before Canadians wreck something we can’t fix
A scathing assessment of the handling of COVID by Canada’s politicians:
“There are no risk-free paths forward. There is only one risk, or another. Pick your poison: that’s the choice life often offers. I am weary of living under the increasingly authoritarian dictates of a polity hyper-concerned with one risk, and oblivious to all others. And things are shaking around us.”
What do you think? Is he right?
Is Deconstruction the Same as Deconversion? A Few Reflections on Reforming the Church
Deconstruction/deconversion has been an area of interest for me for many years. And I agree with the assessment made here:
“For many, it [deconstruction] simply means that we should ask hard questions about whether the version of Christianity we are following is consistent with the Scriptures, or with historic Christian beliefs through the centuries.”
I went through a process like this myself in my 20s and I’m glad that I did. It was long, hard, and sometimes scary work, but in the end I emerged with a stronger faith.
Marvel’s Multiverse, TikTok Timeline Shifters, and the Kingdom of God
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“Just as a supernova explodes a star into trillions of nebulous particles, a disenchanted world explodes the human mind into an endless, anxiety-inducing nebula of alternative selves. No one needed theoretical physicists to propose the multiverse. The modern mind was already living in one.”
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