Jonathan Swift’s New Year’s Resolutions

Jonathan Swift resolutions

DAY TWO:  How are those New Year’s Resolutions coming?You remember Jonathan Swift from your high school English class:  He penned Gulliver’s Travels and that classic satirical essay “A Modest Proposal,” in which he suggested that the poor should sell their children as food for the rich—thereby at once eliminating two social problems:  hunger, and children living in economic hardship.The Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, poet and cleric who served as Dean of Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral, … [Read more...]