Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming, and without a compassionate heart, distressing news can appear to be just black and white. A few intractable issues mentioned here may require our prayers and action.

Why Do People Keep Using Tech Firms That Abuse Their Data?

Why Do People Keep Using Tech Firms That Abuse Their Data?

A dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called “privacy paradox.” The main commercial engine of this world involves erosion of, and intrusions upon, our privacy. Whenever researchers, opinion pollsters and other busybodies ask people if they value their privacy, they invariably respond with a resounding “yes.” The paradox

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Agapanthus

Agapanthus is the only genus in the subfamily Agapanthoideae of the flowering plant family Amaryllidaceae. The family is in the monocot order Asparagales. The name is derived from scientific Greek: αγάπη (agape – “love”), άνθος (anthos – “flower”). Some species of Agapanthus are commonly known as lily of the Nile (or African lily in the UK), although they are not lilies and all of the species are native to Southern Africa (South

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Human Society Under Urgent Threat From Loss Of Earth’s Natural Life

Human Society Under Urgent Threat From Loss Of Earth’s Natural Life

Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the results of the most thorough planetary health check ever undertaken. From coral reefs flickering out beneath the oceans to rainforests desiccating into savannahs, nature is being destroyed at

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