Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday Burn

::: Getting Attention
What’s the worst that could happen? Maybe they’d ignore me. Maybe they’d reply that the ideas were terrible. Maybe they’d even fire me. Unlikely, but sure. The most likely result was that I’d be embarrassed.

But I’ve been embarrassing myself for years thanks to my Dad. :)

::: Why are Little Kids in Japan So Independent?
In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance.

::: The Last of the Iron Lungs
But even though the last wild case of polio in the US was in 1979, it still haunts this country. “A lot of people think of polio as a disease of the past and don’t realize there are people here today that are still suffering the effects of polio.” said Brian Tiburzi, executive director of Post-Polio Health International (PHI), an advocacy group for the estimated 350,000 to 500,000 polio survivors living in the US.

::: For the last 30 years, christians have been creating churches for people who don’t like church. In the next 30, churches must start creating christians for people who don’t like christians. - @davekubiak via @DanSadlier

Photo: Prague subway stop. July 2015.

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