Things to Check Out - 7.8.07
- Everyone gives.
- A new book details what it's like working in the nonprofit world.
- If you missed the annual Zoroastrian conference, the 600 of them around the world are deciding to focus on youth in order to continue their faith. Just a heads up.
- Here are Gavin's thoughts on Live Earth.
- I'm not really the motorcycle type, but I think I could get down with this.
- Thomas Friedman (subscription only) has a great piece today about carbon offsets. He writes:
I raise this issue of carbon offsets because they’re symptomatic of the larger problem we face in confronting climate change: everyone wants it to happen, but without pain or sacrifice. On balance, I think carbon-offsetting is a good thing — my family has purchased offsets — if for no other reason than it directs resources toward clean technologies that might not have been funded and, therefore, moves us down the innovation curve faster.
A revolution without sacrifice where everyone is a winner? There’s no such thing.
- Seth Godin talks about how people are attracted towards meaning.
- And, I'll leave you with two great images from PostSecret: