Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

Atlas Shrugged, Part I

I watched Atlas Shrugged, Part I last night.  Although the movie got bad reviews, and there is talk that Atlas Shrugged, Part II will get a new cast, I decided to watch the movie for three reasons. First, I absolutely … Continue reading

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The Sadducees and Angels; the Pharisees’ Lemons

For my write-up today on volume 3 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, I have two items. 1.  Acts 23:8 says that the Sadducees did not believe in angels or spirits.  Meier finds this odd because … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Bible, Religion

Michael Levin, “The Earnings Gap and Family Choices”

An anti-feminist intellectual whom Susan Faludi profiles in her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women is Michael Levin.  In this post, I will talk about a presentation that Michael Levin gave, which is in a 1984 book … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Politics, Women's History Month