License to…Look Out For Number One

Living in a Material World, Part Two Not long ago, while riding the commuter train home, I sat down on an upper row seat not far from a young Indian woman. Her head was covered so I believed her to be a devoutly religious person. On her lap was Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”. I wondered…

Curiouser and Curiouser

From the Big Bang to the Black Rabbit Holes of Moral Relativism Have you noticed that many of the well-coifed commentator’s these days now use the phrase, “The fact of the matter” to preface their comments? This is empiricism trying to counter relativism’s cynicism. Modern day liberals, pundits of the ersatz, consider themselves open-minded individuals. …

Mission Probable: Self-Made Victims

 “Should you decide to accept this mission to self-victimize the IMF (Inane Meme Force) will disavow any knowledge of your subsequent misbehavior if caught in the act.”  Consider the following IMF missions of self-made victimization:  Social media participants as victims: every moment of one’s-no depth of field life must become selfie-important.  We may knowingly expose ourselves à…

The Binary That Binds?

I kid you not… ‘Gender inclusive ‘school district says drop ‘boys and girls,’call kids’purple penguins’  In its quest for “welcomeness” the Lincoln, Nebraska school system, under the guidance of individuals with superior ‘intellect’ and with visions of sugar plum equality fairies dancing in their heads have told their teaching staff to not use the appellation…

Double-Closeted And Doubled Down?

Study: Same-sex abuse rate high Chicago Tribune, Sunday, September 21, 2014 article by Ted Gregory From the page seven article: “Same-sex couples may experience more domestic violence than opposite-sex couples, a Northwestern Medicine review of research suggests. Richard Carroll, an associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Feinberg…

Label Me “In Christ”

  You could read this “Danger” sign at face value, decide to heed its warning and not take your canoe over the dam. Or, you could read the sign as an inconvenience, as someone telling you what to do. You have the freedom to ignore the warning. The consequences still pay out in full.  There…