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Pope Francis And The Beautiful Iconoclasm Of Washing The Wrong Feet

Derek Penwell | Posted 06.11.2013 | Religion
Derek Penwell

The new pope seems to be signaling is a commitment to following Jesus down the dark alleys of the human journey, in spite of the fact that most of the rest of the religious world appears too busy protecting the 16-lane super highways we built to accommodate the long-since-died-down-increase in traffic.

What a Mess: Chaos and Creativity

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

One of the most influential ideas about crime prevention to come out in recent years is something called the "broken windows theory." According to this theory, small acts of deviance -- littering, graffiti, broken windows -- will, if ignored, escalate into more serious crime.