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The Case Against Airplanes and For Staying Put

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airplane pollution

My generation is all about travel. But what if all that flying is polluting the environment and keeping us from finding true contentment? Christie Aschwanden writes for Slate about her decision to stay grounded for a year: I Stayed Within 100 Miles of My House for a Year: The Case Against Airplanes and For Staying Put

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4.21
Memorial of St. Anselm, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

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St. Anselm's illuminated manuscript

Anselm was an opponent of slavery. He helped pass a law banning the sale of human beings. Read more and a book recommendation from Melissa Musick after the jump:

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9.10
TCC Video: Beer-brewing monks celebrate 1 year of production

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Beer brewing monks

“Many people are turned off by religion, but will come to the monastery to have some beer.”

A group of Benedictine monks are using Latin chant, liturgy, and beer, to reach out. Learn more about these 18 monks and their life of work and prayer in the video after the jump:

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