Morning Report, September 2nd: Kidnapped in Korea, Prayer (be)for(e) Sex, Class President, Droption, Fertility, and the Afghanistan Quagmire

One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news: 0.  Laura Ling and Euna Lee tell their own story.  They tell it well.  I’m reserving comment for later. 1.  The Roman Catholic Church (as explained here) has issued a Prayerbook for Couples that looks quite nice, and that features a prayer to say together before sex.  I [Read More…]

Morning Report, August 6th: Psychological Barriers, Prisoner Rape, Homecoming, Homeowning, Astroturf and Swastikas

1.  A task force of the American Psychological Association spent a substantial amount of money and effort in order to conclude–are you ready for it?–that “psychological barriers” such as uncertainty, mistrust and denial prevent Americans from taking action to combat climate change.  Did they ask whether some (note that I say “some”) of that uncertainty [Read More…]