It’s rather fashionable to be agnostic nowadays. The modern project of finding indubitable certitudes on which to base my life is said to have collapsed; Descartes’ adventures in doubt, however, […]
This past week the world caught its breath. Throughout the Arab world, masses took the streets, and in Egypt the protest movement achieved epic proportions. Thousands if not millions of […]
Much gets said these days about liberty and freedom across the political spectrum. At the heart of talk about “inalienable rights” is usually the notion of freedom, and in the contemporary […]
A recent New York Times piece, Cultural Studies: The Playground Gets Even Tougher, examines an increasing trend toward bullying among very young girls: kindergarteners and first-graders. The article looks at, among […]
Why should Madi Simpson have all the fun?! I loved her article on sex last week, and decided to build on it by discussing another very common and completely understandable […]
My family and I have been busy lately. (I suppose that is true for many if not most families, and now that I think about it, the word “lately” in […]
Maybe it was a simple curiosity which led me to watch a movie entitled The Secret, a few days ago. The arresting trailer had promised to unveil the secret that […]
Fear can be scarier when it is shared. I can remember several moments in the past few years where I’ve felt a palpable shared sense of fear, first in the […]
Christians have done wrong, stupid, and shameful things.
He suffers, like we all do, but a meaningful life is not a life without pain. Suffering is part of life.