First Links — 10.30.15

In the Absence of a Shepherd
Eliot Milco, Paraphasic

Diversity in the Christian University
Elizabeth Corey, Public Discourse

Both/And Philanthropy
Leah Libresco, Fare Forward

Why Self-Driving Cars Must be Programmed to Kill
Staff, MIT Technology Review

Is God a Monster? No and Yes
Daniel Otto Jack Petersen, Theophilus Theologue

The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting
Rod Dreher, American Conservative

Rethinking Birthdays
Randall Smith, The Catholic Thing

Upcoming Events—10.30.15

New York: The Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series: “Art, the Beautiful, and the True Good in Dante's Purgatorio” November 7, 7:30 pm Now in its third year, this lecture series is being held at the Catholic Center at New York University. Lectures will be followed by a reception and sung . . . . Continue Reading »

The Parenting Problems of Age Segregation

It has been more than a half-century since James Coleman and his team surveyed students in ten high schools to determine their values and interests and attitudes toward learning. The conclusion was that a new social formation was upon us: the adolescent society. That was the title of the book . . . . Continue Reading »