The consistency we see [in the Bible] tells us more about ourselves than about the Bible
Guns are to many (not all) men what the blue security blanket is to Linus in Peanuts — with the critical difference that Linus never used his security blanket to kill a couple dozen schoolkids or to slaughter movie-goers or to try to assassinate a congresswoman.
The “little man” may be on the stairs. Or in the stars. He may not. His presence and his absence are alike equally haunting. Even if he doesn’t exist, we will probably invent him.
Actually, the title should be “How to Ruin the Experience of Listening to Good (Even Great) Music,” but that was too long. I suppose one could argue that the experience of listening to good music, as far as the listener is concerned, is the music. But let’s not quibble about ontology. In any case, I know…
Marcia and her parents called me to be better than I was.
In light of recent events in Charlottesville, VA, and the arrant display of cowardice on the part of Donald Trump […]