Daylight Is Always Better: Climate Change, Racism, Oligarchy, Sexual Harassment/Assault, Guns, Etc.

Listen, I’m not totally anti-darkness. For instance, I used to be an orthodox night owl, and once my age/health and career rendered my nightowlism unsustainable, I learned that I sleep better in a room that is totally dark. However, set aside those few quirky exceptions, and shifting from this ridiculous introduction to my primary point: … Continue reading Daylight Is Always Better: Climate Change, Racism, Oligarchy, Sexual Harassment/Assault, Guns, Etc.

Like Bringing A Knife To A Gunfight vs. Like Bringing A Gun To A Dog Park

Like bringing a knife to a gunfight. –Origin unknown You know that old saying, used frequently as a metaphor for entering into a situation inadequately equipped or prepared? Well, consider this example of the opposite scenario: So, this past weekend, my wife and I and our dog Zuki were at the dog park at nearby … Continue reading Like Bringing A Knife To A Gunfight vs. Like Bringing A Gun To A Dog Park

If More People Were Into Extreme Shepherding, The World Would Be A Better Place

There was a time, not long ago, when I would watch a video like the one below and cynically dismiss it as the product of people with WAY too much time on their hands. But when I watched the following earlier today, posted by a friend on Facebook, I had a very different reaction indeed. … Continue reading If More People Were Into Extreme Shepherding, The World Would Be A Better Place

Headline of the Day: Christian Freakishness?

There’s an utterly fascinating article right now at The Atlantic, that also happens to be worthy of a Headline of the Day installment… ….for this headline certainly caught my attention: The Freakishness of Christianity —The Atlantic It’s a thought-provoking introduction to ideas put forth by Christian evangelical theologian Russell D. Moore in his new book … Continue reading Headline of the Day: Christian Freakishness?