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Archivio Articoli dell'Autore: Edith Bogue

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BOOKS/ Pondering Evil in “Father Sergius” by Tolstoy

In “Father Sergius”, a short story by Lev Tolstoy, the character of Makovkina, a divorcée who “shocks the town”, makes one think deeply about the nature of evil. By Sr. Edith Bogue
08/01/2014
Edith Bogue

SYRIA/ Unpunished or unchanged? The Pope’s response

The response around the world to the call by Pope Francis gave witness to the common feeling that the world could not tolerate the constant proliferation of violence. By Sr. EDITH BOGUE
13/09/2013
Edith Bogue

LETTURE/ L’arte e la scienza del “ritardo”

Saper attendere il momento giusto per decidere, o essere in grado di agire correttamente nel più breve tempo possibile, è un’arte, indagabile, spiega Edith Bogue, dalla scienza
07/08/2013
Edith Bogue

BOOKS/ Wait: The Art and Science of Delay

Frank Partnoy's Wait makes it clear that no one-word approach to decision-making exists, and that the good decisions arise from making maximal use of the time available. By EDITH BOGUE
28/07/2013
Edith Bogue

VATICAN/ Pope Francis and the Way to Change

There is consensus about the fact that Pope Francis will bring change, not in doctrine but in the Vatican bureaucracy, maybe with a step towards subsidiarity. By EDITH BOGUE
21/04/2013
Edith Bogue

WOMEN/ Hormones and Public Office

According to EDITH BOGUE, leadership for either gender requires awareness of the particular frailties and strengths to which they are disposed - the human spirit resides in a physical body
18/11/2012
Edith Bogue

WRITING/ Where did the plague of plagiarism come from?

What begins as an honest search for information may quickly descend into the copy-paste-altar sequence that passes for writing. What about critical thinking and lead to good writing?
06/10/2012
Edith Bogue

INSTRUCTION/ Top 10 Study Tips for Statistics Students

Sister EDITH BOGUE gives her statistics students advice for passing exams. The ten tips, which can be applied to most subjects, include having the right perspective about it all.
21/09/2012
Edith Bogue

EDUCATION/ Some suggestions for facing college costs

EDITH BOGUE gives tips on how to face huge college costs, and how to avoid student loans as much as possible, including taking the right classes and spending wisely.
23/07/2012
Edith Bogue

US/ Thinking about the HHS mandate and health care

EDITH BOGUE discusses the HHS mandate from a broader perspective, commenting on what should and should not be covered by universal health care and Obama’s missed chances.
25/05/2012
Edith Bogue

EDUCATION/ Moneyball: How to Count What Really Counts

EDITH BOGUE uses the example of the film Moneyball to talk about how to count and what really counts in university education. Is it all about getting a job?
09/05/2012
Edith Bogue

US/ Sad Stories of College Students

EDITH BOGUE comments on the sad stories of the end of the semester in college, when students realize that they do not have what it takes to pass. How can we fix the system?
04/05/2012
Edith Bogue

U.S./ Catholic Sisters and the Church

EDITH BOGUE comments on the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s doctrinal assessment of the Leadership Council of Women Religious, a group of American nuns.
25/04/2012
Edith Bogue

INTERNET/ Targeted ads? Personalized search? Turns out people don’t want them

Sister EDITH BOGUE writes about how websites collect the data of users and use it to target them with appropriate ads: most people hate it, but most websites do it.
19/03/2012
Edith Bogue

CONSUMERISM/ Can we afford our Gadgets?

Most of the material goods we enjoy are affordable because they have been subsidized. The subsidy here is the donation of labor for wages that do not support a minimally adequate lifestyle.
27/02/2012
Edith Bogue

U.S./ Consequences of Debt

The U. S. is not yet like Greece, but if we don’t find a way to simplify, to consume less, to borrow less, it may be our own future we are seeing as we watch the Greeks take to the streets
18/02/2012
Edith Bogue

U.S./ Farewell to Chicago Theological Seminary

The University of Chicago purchased the buildings of the Chicago Theological Seminary in 2008 and the Milton Friedman Institute will be installed in them, removing the links with the past
03/01/2012
Edith Bogue

MEDIA/ Data Journalism – a new career

Edith Bogue explains a new career of the information age: Data Journalism, what it is, how it is different from statistics, and other career paths connected to it.
09/11/2011
Edith Bogue

US/ Learning to think about budgets

Even with all the buzz in the media, many people do not understand budgets. Sister Edith explains them with the help of videos of Bill Gates and Mary Meeker’s talks.
13/08/2011
Edith Bogue

CAPITALISM/ The Business Model of Life

The advance of business-model capitalist approaches is replacing the efficiency-oriented organization of life with profit-oriented calculations of even the most intimate details of life
09/06/2011
Edith Bogue
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