Daily Archives: 17 June 2021

Populorum Progressio 34: The Ultimate Purpose

Material wealth really must be accompanied by progress of people in their cultures. 34. Organized programs designed to increase productivity should have but one aim: to serve human nature. They should reduce inequities, eliminate discrimination, free (people) from the bonds … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 198: Dialogue And Friendship In Society

Today, we commence Chapter Six, “DIALOGUE AND FRIENDSHIP IN SOCIETY.” It’s a short chapter, only 27 sections. In it, Pope Francis writes of cooperation, consensus, and people working together. We begin with a good word, not a scary one: dialogue. … Continue reading

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Getting the Hand of Paint 3D

I confess I haven’t liked paint 3D for years. Now, maybe that’s different. I think of this as something a super-Earth might look like. Not super-hot, but more temperate. No life, but a lot of rock and a little water.

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