Monthly Archives: November 2015

“New Immutability” vs. Systemic bias

Why is it illegal to discriminate on the basis of certain traits but not others? Continue reading

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The Righteous Reaction

All Joseph wanted to do in this situation was: 1. protect Her from public disgrace, and 2. dismiss Her “quietly.” Continue reading

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The Morning After (no pill)

Colorado Springs shootings: the press has no clue; neither do I. But I can admit it. What doesn’t add up? Continue reading

Posted in death, Journalism, Political Matters, Sundry flakes

Saturday, 11/28/15

Don’t hold your breath — Popehat plays this one straight — Speaking doubt to cocksure hegemony — The Donald and his hit men Continue reading

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Friday, 11/27/15

Adhering to the rules – Un-Willing – You want the early Church? – Bold, contrarian conformity – Children’s contingent rights – What would Lincoln do? Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Consumerism, Ecclesiology, Family, Health care, History, Marriage (real), Political Matters, Sexualia | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving Day, 2015

The philosophy of the cancer cell Spotlight Will “we always have Paris”? The Yale Problem Paradise or Utopia? Xmassy Traditions

Posted in Atheism, Consumerism, Film, Heckler's Veto, progressivism, Religious freedom, Secularism, Travel | Tagged ,

Monday, 11/23/15

So, an Islamist, a feminist, and an oligarch hijack this train and ….
Evangelicals dithering for a refugee proof-text.
More. Continue reading

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Saturday, 11/21/15

Where else can you find neuroplasticity and duct tape cheek by jowl? Continue reading

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On arguing with integrity

Seth Godin’s Saturday blog was evocative for me: Each of us understands that different people are swayed by different sorts of arguments, based on different ways of viewing the world. That seems sort of obvious. A toddler might want an orange juice … Continue reading

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Thursday, 11/19/15

Praise-song for meaningless togetherness — 49 is the new 42 — Ho! Ho! Ho! One more damned stressor! — Diversity. Harmony. Pick one. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Arts and Music, Culture, Health care, Political Matters, Sundry flakes