As an American studying abroad, I was surprised to discover that Stellenbosch, a public university, has a school of theology that trains ministers for the Christian church. Prof. Brand in the Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology has written an interesting essay on the teaching of confessional theology at a public university.
An interesting experiment in top-down planning: an Ikea neighborhood. Even as a fan of Hayek and bottom-up organization, I am interested to see if this will work.
Here is another reason among many to oppose war, which kills men and makes women suffer from the resulting gender imbalance.