links to 5 helpful posts

1. Don’t Tell Your Child Not to Stare at Disabled People – We are Already Invisible Enough

“What should a parent or carer do instead? Recognize our differences, but highlight our similarities. … Perhaps most important is to model the right attitude towards disabled people: exercise empathy, not embarrassment.”

2. A new Ikea report is an unsettling look at life in the 21st century

“‘Life at home is changing, profoundly, all over the world,’ the report concludes.”

3. Half Right; Totally Wrong: Shallow Things Religious People Say by Joe McKeever

“We hear them all the time. Something about these oft-repeated claims just does not seem right, we think. So – let’s look at a few of them.”

4. What do we actually know about the risks of screen time and digital media?

“So, is digital media a concern for developing minds? There’s no simple answer, in part because the uses of media are too varied for the question to really be coherent.”

5. A Brief History of the Index

“The man who publishes a book without an index ought to be damned ten miles beyond hell, where the Devil himself cannot get for stinging nettles.”