By making Barbie, which was never about size, as every doll had the same proportions, size conscious, Barbie is simply highlighting size-based the differences rather that teaching acceptance.
Why do we pretend that God is not real? And that if he is, that He doesn’t care about us? Why do we fool ourselves into believing that the cavernous longing we experience, bordering on unbearable, our intense yearning for perfect truth, goodness, and beauty, are mere quirks in our psychological make-up, rather “signposts,” pointing us to the Divine?
The Muslims thronging around it believe with all their hearts that this Cube really is the House of God. I do wonder if God really does live inside. The gravity of the question is compelling.
October 29th, Michigan League – Standing in front of a room of family members and students at the University of Michigan on Thursday evening, renowned American journalist Jay Nordlinger introduced his new book Children of Monsters with the famous Jersey Boys tagline, “Everyone remembers it how they need to.” An editor of The National Review […]
“I’ve been humbled by the awakening that I can’t do everything at once.” From a young age, Drew Barrymore has been one of my favorite actresses. I admired her passion, charisma, and positivity in the films E.T., Ever After and Never Been Kissed, to name a few. On the night of October 28, I sat in the Michigan Theater […]
“You’re not a god, you can take my word for it. This is 12 years of Catholic school talking.” “I’m a god,” TV weatherman Phil Connors tells his producer, Rita Hanson, in a small town diner on February 2, also known by the title of the late director Harold Ramis’ film, Groundhog Day (1993). Phil […]
All too often I encounter conservatives, Republicans, or libertarians making the fatal conceit of the left: assuming the individual as a given and forgetting the antecedent institutions that develop us to become free for excellence.
Utah’s governor recently signed a bill into law allowing firing squads, and now the debate over the death penalty is again in vogue. Mahatma Gandhi once said: “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” While it may seem inappropriate and even deeply off-putting to some […]
Like my favorite musicians, my heroes are an eclectic bunch. When trying to name them, Welles Crowther, Abraham Lincoln, and my grandfather come to mind. Despite the stark differences in their circumstances and social positions, these individuals are linked by a single commonality- they served a purpose greater than their selfish desires. But in a […]