Links: 8 July 2016

 

Think hard, and think well, folks…

Cop who drew gun on man filming him says man deserved it | Ars Technica. “Go ahead and have a nice day. Put it on YouTube. I don’t care.”

Where are the fatherly role models in the Bible? – Targuman

Gender equality for women in business careers lags in Nordic countries. “Those who advocate egalitarian public policies often point to the expansive welfare states of countries in the Nordic region, which have a wide array of government-funded social services for residents of all socioeconomic classes and walks of life. An extensive social safety net can sound alluring, but a new book from Sweden-based Atlas Network partner Timbro, titled The Nordic Gender Equality Paradox, explains how these policies can have surprising unintended consequences — including hindering career prospects for women.”

Unequal Gender Ratios at Colleges Are Driving Hookup Culture | MONEY

In College Turmoil, Signs of a Changed Relationship With Students – The New York Times. “Student readiness to press for new rules and rituals reflects a growing sense that they are customers, and entitled to satisfaction.”

On the lighter side:

Madison Bumgarner’s 2B starts Giants 6-run 3rd | MLB.com. “It was the first time a Major League club since the Chicago White Sox in 1976 eschewed the opportunity to use a designated hitter.”

Context of Philippians 4:13 Officially Abandoned | The Babylon Bee. “According to multiple sources, Evangelicals across the nation have quietly confirmed that the one thing Christ will not strengthen them to do is understand the context of Philippians 4:13. As of Friday it has officially been abandoned.”

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About Benj

I’m a native North Jerseyan, exiled to the land of Phillies fans…an Old Testament professor and former liturgist…husband to Corrie…father to Daniel and Elizabeth…eldest sibling to three, brother-in-law to Josh and Hannah…uncle to Marshall.
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