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Pastor Evan's links at your leisure (April 6, 2020)

Here is some reading I found interesting this week, ranging from the very practical (how to cut your hair) to the scientific (how the coronavirus works) to the ethical (how to calculate the value of a human life) to the theological (reflection on Lent). Even some reading completely unrelated to the pandemic. Enjoy!

GQ grooming columnist Phillip Picardi on how to stay well coiffed while socially distancing

The Norton Lectures at Harvard University, delivered by Leonard Bernstein in 1973 (an amazing introduction to music)

Kim Cross describes what happens when two strangers trust the rides of their lives to the magic of the universe

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Sheridan Prasso writes on the divorce spike in China and what that means for the rest of us

Peter Hitchens reacts to the social distancing requirements enacted in the UK

Ezra Klein discusses how coronavirus will cause a loneliness epidemic

Robert C. Koons models philosophical clarity as he asks "Can we measure the value of saving human lives in dollars?"

Leslie Verner ponders the severe mercies of social isolation

Brad East discusses sacraments, technology, and streaming worship in a pandemic

Fredrik Erixon reveals why the Swedes have responded to the coronavirus pandemic as they have: they value their freedoms

Benjamin Neuman explains what the coronavirus does to your body that makes it so deadly

Whenever J. Budziszewski (pronounced "boojishevski") writes something, it is worth your time to read it!

I avidly read Rod Dreher, an Orthodox Christian. Here he writes on Holy Week in plague time

(Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by the authors in the links provided here belong solely to them and do not necessarily represent Calgary Chinese Baptist Church. These links are provided for your interest and as a means for stimulating discussion within this church.)

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