Book Recommendation: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

I recently finished Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari. He discusses how technology has affected relationships from friendships to marriage. He covers topics such as dating apps, snooping through phones of your partner, infidelity, and food. Personally, what I found most interesting was how he connects the past and the present. He talks about the trends… Continue reading Book Recommendation: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

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Interview Recommendation – Journalist John Donnelly speaks about how missionaries in Africa “may sometimes miss the mark” [6:56]

Link to interview/transcript This is a controversial topic, and I am in no way trying to undermine anyone's efforts in trying to help people. However, I went into this interview with an open mind, and I thought writer and journalist John Donnelly was quite insightful while maintaining respect for religious organizations. Donnelly discusses some of… Continue reading Interview Recommendation – Journalist John Donnelly speaks about how missionaries in Africa “may sometimes miss the mark” [6:56]

Recommended Lecture: President Ólafur Grímsson of Iceland discusses resilience, a major economic crisis, and clean energy in “Iceland Bounces Back” [22:32]

Here is a link to the lecture. The bulk of it starts 3:50 minutes in, if you want to skip the filler in the beginning. Despite a name reminiscent of Disney movie villians, former President Grimsson seems like a kind, intelligent man, and this lecture is exceptionally interesting and important. In 2008, there was a massive… Continue reading Recommended Lecture: President Ólafur Grímsson of Iceland discusses resilience, a major economic crisis, and clean energy in “Iceland Bounces Back” [22:32]