The economic collapse we just went through in '08 will happen again because the derivatives market is still not regulated effectively. Here is the story of a brave woman who tried to prevent the '08 crash. It explains a little how dangerous the derivatives market is to the economy.
[I have been having problems embedding this video.If there are problems, there is a link under the picture and here: http://video.pbs.org/video/1302794657 ]
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D'Souza does an admirable job.
I think D'Souza needs to link the Kalaam argument to the Big Bang. For anyone to say that the universe has always existed or even posing multi-universes begs the question.
The Klamaam argument in my simplified form would be : If time is change. Anything that changes could not always have existed.[more here]
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Here is the kind of thing that Catholic missionaries should be training in, besides theology. Low tech answers to common problems (click here for a previous post, a low tech idea on how to make bad soil good). It is a Catholic tradition to have technology at the service of man. The Jesuit missionaries were the discovers of a treatment for malaria; French monks helped farmers to improve farming techniques, and the Czech Abbot Gregor Mendel founded the new science of genetics, which was a big help to agriculture. The following is a practical idea to a problem that kills women and children in poor countries:
Here is another low tech idea for lighting: