Week of August 29, 2010
A wunderkammer of discoveries, compiled by Comment and illuminated for our readers' edification and entertainment. We do not necessarily endorse the external content below.
Comment friend and author Sam Martin will be reading from and signing copies of his new book, This Ramshackle Tabernacle, at Redeemer University in Ancaster, Ontario on Monday, September 20, 7 pm in the studio theatre. Click here for more information.
. . . After Hours last week, Alissa recommended a New York Times Magazine post on how our mother tongues shape our perception of the world, including languages that use egocentric coordinates (left, right, behind, etc.) as opposed to geographic coordinatoes (north, south, etc.).
. . . And in Cardus Audio this week, find a 1995 lecture by Dr. Robert Spitzer on what is fundamental about rights and freedoms.