Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center
Paper Clippings, more than a classical blog, is a service providing valuable reading material in order to help readers reach a judgment about current affairs. Comments and discussion are more than welcome.
Two interesting interviews by John Allen with Cardinal George and Cardinal Wuerl. Both of them, in spite of being very different personalities, seem to think that the greatest challenge for the next Pope will be how to face a pervasive, media-driven secularist mentality.
Thomas Friedman is very excited about online education. He should reflect that bringing a student to the point where he can learn from an online course takes almost as much work as bringing him to the point where he can learn by reading the book by himself. How many students in rural Egyptian villages are ready to take circuit theory courses from MIT?