The Garden and the Stream: A Technopastoral

THIS.

Count me in. Its time to tend to the Garden.

Hapgood

Opening keynote for dLRN 2015. Delivered October 16th @ Stanford. Actual keynote may have gone on significant tangents…

1 | a year in the garden

A week or so ago, I was reading about the Oregon shooting. I’m a pretty standard issue liberal and when I see things that support my liberal views I tend to notice them.

So when I see this line in an article I get all excited. This is from the CSJ:

The prevalence of gun ownership in a given state is “significantly associated with state incidence of mass killings with firearms, school shootings, and mass shootings,” according to a study published last July from numbers compiled of mass killings in the US between 2006 to December 2013.

So the blood starts pumping. Dammit, I’m right. When will the world see it?

  via xkcd

So a year ago I would have thrown the link to…

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Gratitude and Reality

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Richest Blessings to all of my readers. If you are Canadian, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that the long weekend was a fruitful one. Obviously, the theme of thankfulness and gratitude have been present … Continue reading Gratitude and Reality