50 years committed to a single relationship sounds daunting. People change and there’s no guarantee you’ll like the person your spouse will become. My parents demonstrate the power of mutual unconditional love to shape each other in the image of God. We live in a broken world and the best way to face it is together.
…n their mission. (Which was, if you recall, clearing out demonstrators from a mostly empty street.) So that’s the other disturbing bit: police are nearly indifferent to the suffering of the people they are supposed to serve. Their incentives are not aligned with their mission.
Then I watched on my computer rather than my phone and saw the blood flow out of the man’s head while he lay still and the police stepped over him. (One officer did make a move to help and was prevented by another officer. Hard to tell what happened, but maybe the second officer was a superior calling for medical help?) It’s disturbing to see that happen to another human. That it happened because extremely fit men in protective gear were confronted by a single older gentleman makes this incident sickening.
Codidact is set apart because its main selling point is not the unique software that it plans to run on. Codidact’s focus is and always will be on the people behind the screen, and the needs of different communities. It has something that previous attempts at competing sites did not: An experienced, motivated community willing to spend the time to create something new, principled, and a focus on community that can be found almost nowhere else.
If there’s any good news, it’s that we can stop blaming these shortages on the alleged idiocy of our fellow consumers. “I’m absolutely convinced that very little was triggered by hoarding,” Luke said. Even a modest, rea…
While toilet paper is an extreme case, similar dynamics are likely to temporarily disrupt supplies of other goods, too — even if no one’s hoarding or panic-buying. The CEO of a fruit and vegetable supplier told NPR’s Weekend Edition that schools and restaurants are canceling their banana orders, while grocery stores are selling out and want more. The problem is that the bananas he sells to schools and restaurants are “petite” and sold loose in boxes of 150, whereas grocery store bananas are larger and sold in bunches. Beer companies face a similar challenge converting commercial keg sales to retail cans and bottles.