Well, who can blame him?
This Ross Douthat piece is worth your while. He points out that most reflex liberalism (equality! fairness!) is really reflex Christianity, and it doesn’t make much sense to criticize Christianity’s sexual ethics, e.g., on the grounds that they conflict with some vaguely remembered echo of Christian doctrine on the dignity of man that’s been worked up into a generalized system.
Nope, not kidding. These medical ethicists really are edging towards being pro-choice on infanticide. Their logic is impeccable: killing a baby a few minutes after its birth is little different from killing it a few minutes before. My baby, my choice!
As Abraham Lincoln might say, our progress in degeneracy seems to me pretty rapid.
Charlotte Simmons was uncomfortably like reportage.
If you’re family is having a hard time making ends meet, as mothers one thing we can do to help is to make hard choices and cut back even on things we really enjoy. Maybe its time to suck it up and off one of your kids. (more…)