Monday's News & Ideas - 4/6/2020
- Hate speech on Zoom
- End times mentality
- Warning signs
- Clergy minister via video
- Self-reliance myth
- Ableism & the pandemic
Black churches, synagogues face racially abusive ‘Zoombombings’
Religion News Service: ‘Zoombombing’ is a growing trend in which online trolls exploit the sudden reliance on digital meeting platforms such as Zoom.
Did my fundamentalist upbringing prepare me for coronavirus?*
New York Magazine: If you think it feels like the end of the world, you’re not alone.
What cancer, coronavirus and climate change have in common
Australian Broadcasting Corporation: A desire to not disrupt life can lead to ignoring warning signs and deadly consequences.
In life’s last moments, U.S. clergy minister to the sick and dying via FaceTime and Zoom*
Washington Post: Clergy of all religious traditions are struggling to do some of the most challenging and most personal parts of their job in a time of new restrictions on in-person gatherings: ministering to the sick, the dying and the bereaved.
The coronavirus pandemic is exposing the myth of self-reliance
Christian Century: The people we deem invisible are holding us together right now.
I’m disabled and need a ventilator to live. Am I expendable during this pandemic?
As medical rationing becomes a reality, “quality of life” measures threaten disabled people like me, Alice Wong writes at Vox.
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