“Don’t talk to Strangers” bad advice?

Bruce Schneier suggests "don’t talk to strangers" is bad advice. Case in point, the Utah boy scout lost for the last 4 days saw several strangers, but avoided them, following this advice. Bruce’s advice – talk to as many strangers as possible when lost. Most of them will be good (most people are good) and …

This will bring a tear!

I received an enjoyable forward, thought I’d share it. And here’s corroboration of the story from the Marine Corp.: http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/lookupstoryref/200456162723 I have to admit I loved the story, but questioned it, but www.snopes.com says it’s true (http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/chontosh.asp) and provides quite a bit of supporting evidence. Brian was awarded this over a year ago and I …

BBC – In Our Time – Angels

If you liked the second session on the Joseph Smith Conference, you might like this show – BBC – Radio 4 In Our Time – Angels. Particularlly the beginning. Some interesting comments on how Ancient Israel changed it’s views on gods, angels, etc. before versus after Babylon. For instance – prior to Babylon, Angels were often …