Love and Knowledge: Paul and His Beloved

Smart people who can be unloving while supposedly loving people live in the false charity of lies. Truth can be misused, but remains irrepressibly true while love can degenerate into moral cowardice combined with a hug. Love should grow in knowledge. Love demands knowledge of the beloved . . . as even the merely infatuated know. In [Read More...]

The Wonder of It All: Paul and Plato

Saturating in a great book is good, in two great books better. Laches is one of Plato’s shorter dialogs and full of wisdom on living the good life as is Philippians. The great Jewish rabbi Paul placed (out of time!) in dialog with the greatest philosopher gives me fresh insight to both men. Paul is writing a letter [Read More...]

Badly Edited, Still Horrific

The Washington Post is no friend of right-to-life groups. Read their story and then watch the video, if you can stomach it. Here is what nobody denies: an executive of Planned Parenthood calmly discusses crushing a baby during an abortion so she can salvage body parts while munching on her salad and sipping her wine. [Read More...]

Stop Talking about “Young People”

Once upon a time, my adult children, still in the demographic often described as “young,” were complaining that they were invisible. None of them fit any descriptions used to fit young adults-the stereotypes or the boxes. Are they conservative? Sort of, but in different ways. Are they liberal? Sort of, but in different ways. In [Read More...]

Living in a Bubble

Chik-Fil-A be warned. Standing in the Legion of Honor, a stunning collection of art in a beautiful building with a world class view of the Golden Gate, I got to listen to three students discuss the chicken company. One of them was being offered a job (“Can you believe it?”) in social media and networking [Read More...]