Meism

We’re All Alice

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Share on Facebook “The Hatter’s remark seemed to her to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English.”  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1911, p.101) Words ought to have meaning.  For the vast majority of us they do.  Unfortunately, we have walked through the looking glass and confront a Mad Hatter. […]

Donald Trump’s High Crimes

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Share on Facebook I am old enough to remember that politics stops at the waters edge. Now, conservatives are defending foreign participation in American Democracy. “The actions of the Trump presidency revealed dishonorable facts of betrayal of his oath of office and betrayal of our national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections,” […]

Abuse is about power and cruelty.

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Share on Facebook Abuse is not caused by celebacy. Abuse is not caused by sexual orientation.Abuse is not caused by theology. Abuse is about power and cruelty. As along as we allow people with power easy access to victims, abuse will continue. Stopping abuse requires immediate reporting, credible investigations and certain punishments. Abuse can happen […]

Fascism Builds Brick by Brick

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

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Stop Babeling.

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Share on Facebook I hate article titles like this. There is no doubt that the Babylonians built Towers. The Tower of Babel story, however, is about God and man. It is not about the Babylonians. The Tower of Babel story explains how a universal God became a tribal God. It explains how the rest of […]

Santorum Embraces Meism

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Share on Facebook Few believe when I say that the very idea of a “public” is under assault by today’s conservatives.  When most people call themselves conservative, I don’t think this nonsense comes to mind.  “Yes the government can help,” Mr. Santorum added. “But the idea that the federal government should be running schools, frankly […]