Archives for May 12, 2012 @ 11:44

I like George Will, now even more

From George Will: When Jonathan Frederick Will was born 40 years ago — on May 4, 1972, his father’s 31st birthday — the life expectancy for people with Down syndrome was about 20 years. That is understandable. The day after Jon was born, a doctor told Jon’s parents that the first question for them was whether [Read More…]

Partisan Dissonance

Fascinating — and I have to say that my confidence that academics can suspend partisanship in order to evaluate is not entirely serene when it comes to politics. When pollsters ask Republicans and Democrats whether the president can do anything about high gas prices, the answers reflect the usual partisan divisions in the country. About [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

Jonalyn Fincher asks: Where are all the women apologists? “There’s a pesky rumor circulating among religions folks that women are more spiritually sensitive than men and therefore don’t want or need intellectual reasons for the Christian faith. “Women are just naturally full of faith, they’ll naturally believe in God.”  But there’s evidence that suggests otherwise.” [Read More…]