Category Archives: Demographics

Chronicles of Wasted Time

Shorts inspired by this morning’s news and blogs. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Consumerism, Demographics, Discrimination, Foreign Affairs, Health care, Life political issues, progressivism, Rights Talk, Scientism

Monday, 11/16/15

I think I inadvertently hit upon a theme in my first three items, which theme I’ll let the reader discern. If I encounter something interesting but discordant, I’ll defer it to another article. Continue reading

Posted in Asceticism, Christendom, Christianity generally, Civil Religion, Consumerism, Demographics, Family, Fasting, History, Miscellany, Nominalism and Realism, Small is Beautiful | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Thursday, 9/24/15

A culture in love with the ability to lie to itself, the illusory middle class, the pedophile chic nose under the tent flap, Carly’s mistake, Papal Media Madness, 1 more. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Christianity generally, Demographics, Economia, Family, Health care, Journalism, Judaism, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged ,

Friday, 5/15/15

Martyrdom, persecution, complicity, the non-observance of Christ’s Ascension, a high-level Indiana RFRA post-mortem and, finally, beautiful music. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Christianity generally, Corporatism, Damn rackets, Demographics, Ecclesiology, Evangelicalism, Gaying away the Pray, Libertarianism, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Natural Law, Nominalism and Realism, Orthodoxy, Pinch of Incense, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity | Tagged , ,

Wednesday, 5/13/15

This is mostly depressing. You probably shouldn’t read it. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Built Environment and Infrastructure, Corporatism, Damn rackets, Demographics, Foreign Affairs, Journalism, Naked Public Square, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Secularism, Sport, war | Tagged , , ,

Wednesday, 5/6/15

Ran out of room in my template without finding a theme, unless it’s “seeking sanity in a world gone mad.” Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Creation Care, Culture, Demographics, Health care, Heckler's Veto, History, Islam, Jeremiad, Journalism, Justice, Life political issues, Marriage (real), Political Matters, progressivism, Sexualia, Speech & Press | Tagged ,

Thursday, 2/5/15

A bit late today, but I saw no reason to wait till tomorrow. A bit of satire of solemn sanctimony, two takes on Scott Walker, startling factoids about North American Christians, artistic fakery and annoying scare quotes. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), chicken hawks, Christianity generally, Demographics, Foreign Affairs, Health Care, Journalism, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, progressivism, Religious freedom, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Thursday, 1/15/15

Those who talk and those who walk the talk (for better or worse). Also a Primer on Russia and one convert’s epiphany on how he was deluded about the shape of Church. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Christianity generally, Demographics, Family, Foreign Affairs, History, Marriage (real), Orthodoxy, Plutocracy, progressivism, Russia, The best lack all conviction, Worship

Monday, 1/12/15

Asceticism, intimacy, European demographics, Kevorian, Christendom and Islam, artistic expression versus hawking commodities, Immigration…. Quite a variegated mix here. Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Music, Asceticism, Christendom, Christianity generally, Demographics, History, Islam, Life political issues, Marriage (real), Orthodoxy, Sexualia | Tagged ,

Saturday, 1/3/15

Snappy Breeder Comebacks The Fool’s Errand of SETI Mike Pence’s Excellent Israel “Trade Trip” Adventure Draft? Meh! Mario Cuomo: Rest in … whatever

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Demographics, Family, Foreign Affairs, History, Life political issues, Political Matters, progressivism, Science, Scientism, Sexualia