Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

A likely upcoming missed opportunity for the Vatican to be relevant to… anything

Perhaps the Pope will prove me wrong. But I doubt it. Good article at Religion Dispatches: A Pope, a Poet, and a Drug War: Will Benedict stoke flames of culture war, or will he attend to the conflict that is … Continue reading

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Gateway theory

DirecTV has a series of ads that essentially parody the gateway theory (although they may not realize it themselves). Here’s my favorite: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2ZYIdmdx14 When you have cable and can’t record all your shows, you feel unhappy. When you feel unhappy, … Continue reading

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My responsibility as a citizen

I voted yesterday. Got one of those stickers to wear showing that I participated in democracy. Sometimes that makes me feel good. Unfortunately, many times it leaves me hollow. The good thing yesterday was that I actually got to participate … Continue reading

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