Category Archives: Today in Goodness

Today in Goodness: Celebration

I’m nearly two months into my search for goodness. If there is one thing I’ve already learned about this confusing topic, it’s that the act of celebration is good. Today I see that Good magazine agrees with me. They’re holding … Continue reading

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Today in Goodness

Today’s quick hits from the goodness trail. Visions of suger plums and all kinds of goodness danced through the heads of those attending the first day of TedGlobal. This is seriously worth reading for it’s perspective, happy news, jaw-dropping news … Continue reading

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Today in Goodness

Today’s quick hits from the goodness trail. A lethal cocktail of religion, a failure of imagination, and market worship has boxed us into the Neverending Recession. TED Global 2010 brings some hope with its theme And Now the Good News, … Continue reading

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Today in Goodness

Here’s an early edition of quick hits from the goodness trail… In this TED presentation, Michael J. Sandel talks about how we can overcome our tendency to turn democratic debates into “ideological food fights.” All of this reminds me that … Continue reading

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Today in Goodness

Southern Methodist University Theology Professor Alyce M. McKenzie considers her son’s reaction to a trip to Denmark, and then reviews Phil Zuckerman’s book about Denmark and Sweden, entitled “Society Without God: What the Least Religious Nations Tell us about Contentment.” … Continue reading

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Today in Goodness

Quick hits from the goodness trail. Bloggers at The Washington Post’s On Faith site discuss whether the environmental crisis of the Gulf oil spill is also a moral crisis. Today’s college students appear to be suffering from an empathy deficit, … Continue reading

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Today in Goodness

Quick hits on the goodness trail. Economist and writer Jeremy Rifkin charts one path to a good society. Here’s more from Rifkin on the empathic civilization. Joe Brewer, the director of Cognitive Policy Works, discusses new research showing that we … Continue reading

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