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Our Common Life: Hospitality (2016.11.06 Sermon)

November 7th, 2016

Chris Morton

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Chris Morton walks through the Parable of the Banquet in Luke 13 to discover Three Roadblock to Hospitality.

Keynes predicted that the age of abundance would make us all relax, because it would be easier to get everything we need, like food, clothes, and entertainment. But maybe knowing that there are 10 great TV shows you should watch, nine important books to read, eight bourgeois skills your child hasn’t mastered, seven ways you’re exercising wrong, six ways you haven’t sufficiently taken advantage of the city, etc., fosters a kind of metastasized paradox of choice, a perma-FOMO. Knowing exactly what we’re missing out makes us feel guilty or anxious about the limits of our time and our capacity to use it effectively.

The Myth That Americans Are Busier Than Ever, The Atlantic

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