Friday, September 02, 2011

Items of Interest, 2 September 2011

Iconography: David Clayton, Should Theology Govern the Process of Painting as well the Product?

The Augustinian Canons come to America: Canons Offer New Way of Life for American Priests, Part One

Political Issues:
Martin reviews Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt by Paul Edward Gottfried

I Voted for Obama, Now I'm Voting for Ron Paul



His forthcoming book: Folks, This Ain't Normal


Economics and Economy:
The Great Bank Robbery - Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Mark Spitznagel - Project Syndicate

Michael Shedlock, Global Recession, Right Here, Right Now: Japan's Capital Spending Plummets; Eurozone PMI, UK PMI, US ISM ex-Inventory, China Exports in Contraction

North Dakota’s Economic “Miracle”—It’s Not Oil

Food insecurity and the conflict trap by Mark Notaras (EB)

A report on Prince Charles's speech at Georgetown: Princely Advice by Chad Hellwinckel (EB)

Coming round the dark mountain part 2: the shaman and the village by Charlotte Du Cann (EB)

California:
Bruce S. Thorton, The Other California
How the San Joaquin Valley makes modern life possible

California AB 889 — the State climbs further into your home

Libya:
Bored UCLA Student Joins Libyan Rebels
It's a TOTAL war, monsieur by Pepe Escobar
WILLIAM BLUM, Libya and the World We Live In


Sports:
Rugby World Cup to make US network TV debut

Health and Diet:
Hank's Journey: Chris Masterjohn Interview | LCJ Podcast #38 (mp3)
The LLVLC Show (Episode 493): The LCHF Revolution Led By Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt In Sweden And Dr. Sofie Hexeberg In Norway (mp3)

High LDL on Paleo Revisited: Low Carb & the Thyroid

Someone has created minimalist sandals:
Branca Barefoot Running Sandals Review (Minimalist Sandals)

Movies:
NPR:   A Graceful Search For 'Higher Ground' by David Edelstein
"Vera Farmiga's Higher Ground centers on a woman who joins and, after a decade, flees a fundamentalist religious order, but the tone isn't irreverent."
What is a fundamentalist religious order? How about sect?

Apple

Clothing: A new product from TAD: Spartan Pant

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