Divination: A Fable

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Okay, folks: it’s the busy time of the year: I have to write a paper on Pope Benedict and complete a large magazine supplement in the next couple of weeks. Plus, you’re all on vacation anyway, right? Well, you should be. So, I’ll leave you with something light. I love folk tales and fables, and [Read More...]

Please Ignore the Attention Whores

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I’m feeling cranky. First, Geraldo unleashed an appalling nude selfie on the Twitterverse, and then we got this: Yeah, I know. You’ve seen it already, and I’m a big fat hypocrite for reproducing it and then complaining about people who reproduce it, but I’m trying to make The Larger Point. It’s Melissa Harris-Perry, a name [Read More...]

Same-Sex Romance Comes to Star Wars

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“Always two there are, no more, no less: a master and an apprentice.” Yoda’s observation about the Sith is about to take on a whole new kind of meaning, and let’s not even think about those long lonely nights on the Millennium Falcon. BioWare, Electronic Arts, and LucasArts are set to introduce same-sex romance to [Read More...]

Cardinal Dolan on “True Freedom”

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In his new ebook, published this morning, Cardinal Dolan makes a quick and bracing call for a return of natural law against the utilitarianism and moral relativism that currently define modern law and public policy. Adapted from his speech for the Law and the Gospel of Life Series given at Fordham Law School’s Institute on [Read More...]

Where Do Google Doodles Go?

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Ever wonder what happens to those Google Doodles where they’re no longer needed? For instance, I posted earlier on the great interactive Moog synth doodle created for the birthday of Bob Moog. But where will it be tomorrow? Turns out they go to Google Doodles Museum, a sortable searchable archive. Now you know. [Read more...]


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