[Editor’s Note: We at ILYBYGTH are happy to announce a new feature, “I Love You but You Didn’t Do the Reading.” In this weekly column, we’ll point out stories of interest to SAGLRROILYBYGTH, a sort of “in case you missed it” list. Will we be able to keep it up? Who knows. But let’s give it a try and see if people like it. Suggestions for readings are always welcome to our editorial desk: alaats AT binghamton DOT edu .]
January Third, 2016.
What did you miss out there? A few stories that caught our eye this past week:
Grammar nazis relax: We can now use “they” to refer to one person. If we have to.
Jesus takes on the NFL: The Christian roots of Concussion.
A real culture war over education: Boko Haram closes down thousands of schools in Northwest Africa.
Across the pond, British schools must now teach that the UK is a “Christian” country.
When does the “Benedict Option” become a fundamentalist cult?
Racist AND stupid: Sikhs in the USA attacked for being Muslim.