Personhood

I really don't want to get too bogged down in this, because there are just certain subjects that cannot be adequately tackled in a blog post.  Whether it's 200 or 2,000 words, it won't be enough, so I'm going to keep this brief. There was a vote in Mississippi to define a fertilized egg as … Continue reading Personhood

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A Moral Question

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike. ~ Oscar Wilde Oh my, the Weiner is out of the bag. To be honest, this story doesn't interest me all that much (though I anticipate Jon Stewart's nightly take on it). No laws were broken, no apparent abuse of congressional power … Continue reading A Moral Question

Neutrality (or, You’re so vain, you probably think this blog is about you)

False Equivalents There has been an interesting (albeit, predictable) reaction to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's recent rally:  A lot of people accusing the Rally of creating a 'false equivalency' between the two opposing sides of the political spectrum.  Never mind that the Rally's point was to shed light on the frequent false equivalencies spouted … Continue reading Neutrality (or, You’re so vain, you probably think this blog is about you)

The Importance of Being Apathetic: or, The Birth of a Liberal

For most of my young life well through college, I considered myself apathetic to politics because I didn't know enough about the issues to care (as a good little Christian Youth, I was Republican by association, but it wasn't something I got heated up about).  As I have little to no belief in the ability … Continue reading The Importance of Being Apathetic: or, The Birth of a Liberal