On the sweetness of Mormon life. (more…)
I had a chance to listen to sports talk radio for the first time in a long time last week. I couldn’t stand the first station so I switched to another. I couldn’t stand that one either. I tried again when those shows were off. Same thing with the new shows, turned them off too.
They were all sports-themed soap operas. Off-the-field drama and “issues” discussions, the kind of issues that you might see in a Cosmo cover.
Nigel Farage is going to Scotland to campaign against Scottish independence. The kicker is that Farage is something of a boogeyman to the Scots; as if Lincoln, rather than Douglas, vowed that the Union must be preserved and went South to barnstorm. (more…)
One of the keystones of Jonathan Haidt’s work is the fact that conservatives usually understand liberal arguments, but liberals don’t understand conservatives. From it he builds the theory that conservatives operate with all six of his moral foundations (harm, fairness, liberty, loyalty, authority, and purity), while liberals only strongly possess the first three. (more…)
Bruce Charlton has been musing on patriarchy and complementarianism.
[Note: complementarianism is a hideous word, but for now we're stuck with it].
Here’s my contribution. (more…)
Givens fils points out that sexual violence is sexual, in addition to being violent.
For stating the obvious truth, he is taken to task by the usual suspects.
Staglea’s Law: The more true and the more obvious the statement, the more offensive the statement.
When the world no longer speaks meaningfully to us, we shout into the void and pretend the echoes come to us from on high.
–Thus Roger Kimball