“But they said, ‘Should he treat our sister like a prostitute?” – Genesis 34:31
I like history. I like having context. I think putting things in perspective is important. I think knowing about what has happened before is important. Continue reading “Sermon on Southampton”
We use Dr. King’s words, his picture, and his life for all sorts of purposes. But very few of us are willing to share in his pain, his sacrifice, or his burden. Continue reading “Martin vs. Everybody”
A few weeks ago I came across an interesting article in Slate – Hack Away, Kid by Joe Gervais. In the article, he recounted the period during his teenage years when a few attentive educators were able to see his gift (dexterity with computer programming languages), even though he was using that gift in a disruptive manner (creating malware on the school’s computers). Gervais stands up for students who are not content to sit quietly, color between the lines, and blindly follow all of the rules the adults in their lives have given.
Continue reading “Raising Social Hacktivists”