Abortion is the Cornerstone of the System

When David Daleiden first began releasing videos he’d shot undercover of Planned Parenthood personnel dealing in baby parts, some people claimed it was the beginning of the end for America’s largest abortion provider.  Those who didn’t go that far seemed to think the videos would take us a long way down the road to abolishing […]

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Trump, Fear and the Left

Beginning before the election and continuing even now, we have been told that a primary reason for Trump’s support is fear. And fear, we were told, is never an acceptable reason to do anything. Everybody knows, people making this claim imply, that all fears are unfounded. They are merely the result of propaganda designed to […]

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American Culture is an Anti-Culture

As a child in Sunday school, I learned a song that went: “Be careful, little hands what you do. Be careful, little ears what you hear. Be careful, little eyes what you see.” The goal, I assume, was to give children a catchy way of reminding themselves of the importance of self-discipline, of keeping oneself […]

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Value and the Burden of Neediness

NOTE: Understanding the process by which people assess and create value is crucial to living well  in every arena of endeavor. This is the first post in an occasional series designed to lay out the dynamics by which this mostly invisible process affects us. Being human means having needs. Some of those needs are negligible. […]

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Twitter Has Made Me a Better Man

We like, sometimes, to imagine we are suited to life alone. We like to think we can press on and get things done with no help, and certainly no interference, from anyone else. Our culture encourages this. Modern people tend to regard themselves as individuals who happen to live in proximity to other individuals. Ours […]

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