Daily Archives: March 4, 2012

It’s Not Censorship (Technically-Speaking), But It Still Stinks

This will be a rambling post. In a sense, I can identify with the companies that have pulled their sponsorship from Rush Limbaugh’s radio program.  These companies support such values as civility and respect for people, and they do not … Continue reading

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Dispelling the Gloom of Evil with Good Deeds

At church this morning, the liturgy described God as one who “dispels the gloom of evil with deeds that are good.”  In my opinion, God sometimes does this himself, though many of us (including myself) wish he’d do so more … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 3

In my reading of Susan Faludi’s 1991 book, Backlash, Faludi responds to studies that say that a woman’s standard of living dramatically declines after a divorce, and that professional women who postpone childbearing place themselves at great risk of becoming … Continue reading

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