Many arguments I see flying around against the stricter abortion laws are nothing but a rhetorical smokescreen. They intend to prick consciences and hurl accusations, and in the ensuing confusion, attempt to move the argument away from first principles.Continue reading Rhetorical Smokescreens
Walking around the exhibit hall of the Great Homeschool Convention, you quickly realize that home education is an area of immense opportunity. Booth after booth represents another risk-taking venture, an exercise of the entrepreneurial spirit, desiring to fill a need and make a profit while doing so.
And most of these entrepreneurs are women.Continue reading Entrepreneurial Gender Gap
I finally saw Solo, and I kind of loved it.
This surprised me. I haven’t loved any of the newer Disney Wars films, all of them exhibiting various levels of lame that have hamstrung my enjoyment.Continue reading The Best Disney Wars Movie
It was common for ancient writers to try and equate the gods of one culture to the gods of the audience to which they wrote. Herodotus, for instance, repeatedly equated several Egyptian gods with Greek counterparts. Neith is equated to Athena, Mendes to Pan, Horus to Apollo, and on and on.
You are being manipulated. Every day. The news doesn’t really tell you what’s happening, it tells you what you should think about what is happening. Every hour spent watching most mainstream news is like a catechesis class in moral preening and faux outrage, especially now in the age of Trump, where the sky is always falling.
Christians, more than any other group, should not be carried away by the swaying emotions of the wider world. We stand on the Rock. The world ebbs and flows with the tide, its moral positions and sense of outrage as malleable as the sand on the shore. But we stand on the Rock.