Weekly Links August 19th-26th 2011

A very Jonathan Safran Foer look at the issue

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_vegetarians_dilemma_20110818/

A nice look at a word, and a system of thought, that is truly hard to grasp

http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/2011/07/postmodernism-is-dead-va-exhibition-age-of-authenticism/

Language and the meaning behind words: a journey

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/confessions-of-an-ex-moralist/

While I would prefer wholesale immediate change – however derided it is in this article and the comments that follow – I do derive a slight joy from seeing these issues being so hotly contested in the Orthodox (even if only ‘Modern’) world

http://torahmusings.com/2011/08/womens-changing-status-and-liturgical-reform/

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