A Web of Literature

Where I started off on my last entry, I was addressing the degree to which we are influenced by experiences including such things as what we read. That thought began while reading a book. In this book, the author referred to another book which I had recently read. This, ultimately, comes around to the point… Continue reading A Web of Literature

Liberal Brainwashing

In the same manner that you were once told, “You are what you eat,” you are what you experience. I wonder of the degree to which each book I read alters me. A colleague recently mentioned a conversation he had had with a parent at his child’s Christian school. For a little bit of background,… Continue reading Liberal Brainwashing

The Second Amendment

Over the years, my ear had deadened to the high pitched screech of gun nuts ensuring all who will listen (and those who would prefer not to as well) about the imminence of “jackbooted thugs” kicking in doors to round up all firearms. While it’s often fun to dismiss ridiculous conspiracy theories with the derision… Continue reading The Second Amendment

Pregnancy Redefined in Arizona

Via this Balloon Juice item, I found this Daily Beast article: Life starts earliest in Arizona, which now defines gestational age as beginning on the first day of a woman’s last period, rather than at fertilization. In practice, that means the state has banned abortions after about 18 weeks (20 weeks from the last menstruation)… Continue reading Pregnancy Redefined in Arizona