Frank Paynter: “There is no room for prophets…”

Tabs from my browser…: The moment the writers of the Gospels set down the words of Jesus they began to kill the message. There is no room for prophets within religious institutions – indeed within any institutions – for as Paul Tillich knew, all human institutions, including the church, are inherently demonic. Tribal societies persecute […]

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What’s exciting about Google Gears

A lot of folks are going gaga over Google Gears and its capability to enable partially connected web applications (web applications that can run offline). Here is a paraphrase from a comment I left at Burningbird (Shelley Powers’s blog is one of my favorite places to discuss web technology and how it relates to society, […]

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A thought for the weekend

Becoming a parent when you’re young teaches you to grow up, by leading you to face responsibility. Becoming a parent when you’re older teaches you to be young again, by seeing the world through their eyes.

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Hosting Issues Ongoing

Been a rough past few days at the hosting company I use. I’m hoping things settle down today and get back to normal. Hopefully then PF and the me will be back. Hope you are having a good Memorial Day.

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Will Bunch whose book, “The News Fix: Ink-stained Wretches and Digital Rabble Rousers Reviving American Media” is available for pre-order at Amazon.com. Will Bunch, one of the terrific columnists at the Philadelphia Daily News, coined the term and kicked off the norgs conversation, when just under two years ago he broached the idea […]

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Community/Social Media/Social Software Must Reads This Week

fortuitous: Matthew Haughey: Some Community Tips for 2007 – Seven tips on how to run a successful community Dare Obasanjo: “Social” is More Important Than “Software” in Social Software InformationWeek: Cory Doctorow: How To Keep Hostile Jerks From Taking Over Your Online Community Derek Powazek: The Real Story of JPG Magazine (Metafilter thread) Mathew Ingram: […]

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