Archive for November, 2010

This Is My Thanksgiving Post

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

This is my Thanksgiving post. I’m writing this while watching Parenthood, which makes me think of one thing I am thankful for, my kids. This, makes me think of my wife, as she was a major contributing factor toward the fact that I, or I should say we, have kids. I am so very thankful [...]

A Response to Symptoms of a Social Revolution

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

I went to Mere Comments, a blog affiliated with Touchstone Magazine, and wrote a response to a post about the aftermath of the Sexual Revolution. I was particularly responding to a couple of commenters who accused the author of building an argument based upon historical ignorance. Specifically, one commenter accused the author of believing that [...]

Monsanto Makes the Pantheon

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

I just got done watching “Food Inc.” As a result, I am going to revise my pantheon of major fallen deities. Next to Beelzebub, Dagon, and Baal, I am going to add Monsanto. Is it a coincidence that Mammon and Monsanto share the same first letter? I think not.

Beyond Reason

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

A former student of mine has been coming into the ASC where I work, and in the process of conducting research for her senior thesis, she has been giving me the wonderful opportunity to discuss all things Chesterton, and Chesterton like (or as she would say, Chestertonian). Anyways, she recently responded to one of my [...]

Neil and the Boss Whip Their Hair

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Check this out. Jimmy Fallon does Neil Young, and is joined by Bruce Springsteen, who does himself, except its himself circa nineteen seventy-something, and they both sing “Whip My Hair”. What’s next? Jimmy Fallon does Eddie Vedder, who is joined by Chris Cornell, who does himself, and they both sing Miley Cyrus’ “Can’t Be Tamed”. [...]