The Greatest Gamble of All Time

Unbeknown to most of us, the rate of extinction today is 500-1,000 times faster than previously experienced. It is safe to say that extinctions are happening significantly faster than ever before. An estimated 200 unique species go extinct every day. A species lost, on average, every 7 minutes, day and night. A rhino is shot forRead more ⟶

Social Distancing – The Irrational Anxiety of Solitude

Technology is a Platform Powered by Culture and Values The Psalmist had a good point.  “Though I walk through the valley of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me.”  The companion the author was referring to is a higher spiritual power that is an ever-present presence.  That nurturing thought comforts usRead more ⟶

How to Realistically Go on a Tech Detox Without Destroying Your Schedule

11 hours. That’s how much time the average adult is interacting with media per day. More specifically, another study found that 42 percent of the time Americans are awake, their eyes are fixated on the television, smartphone, computer, tablet, or another device. That comes out to 7,956 days over a typical lifespan. We can’t just turnRead more ⟶

How to Use Your Smartphone for Spiritual Growth

Do you remember when smartphones were fascinating, even magical? Since then, we’ve seen a backlash against tech, and for good reason: among other things, its power to distract us doesn’t make us happy. But technology still has much to offer, even spiritually. For our culture, after becoming too excited about these devices, then exhausted withRead more ⟶

The IRONY of Instagram

Hi friends, So this week we had some great Culture Classes. One of the 40 zeitgeisty subjects that we talked about (within the 60-minute class) was The IRONY of Instagram. We all know about the loads of research proving the links between social media use and mental health issues. It’s no surprise. In fact, just a few weeks ago,Read more ⟶