Dominant Social Themes

Man is perfectable under the right conditions (usually government programs). Man is naught more than his brain. Egalitarianism is the highest value and the world would be better if we were all equal in every way. Altering man’s biology is acceptable when it makes him “better.” All of which on full display here. If equality…

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Contraceptives, the Left, Fluke, & Limbaugh

A friend passed this column to me a few days ago, and it was so striking as a commentary on the climate of our culture, the media, and the level of discourse in this country that I just had to link to it. If you don’t read any other column today, make this the one…

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The Catholic Take on the Contraceptive Mandate

From the NY Daily News: Proponents of the recent Health and Human Services contraceptive coverage mandate often criticize Catholic teachings. Yet how many have truly considered the reasons behind our opposition to artificial birth control? Have they explored research linking contraceptive use to higher rates of divorce, unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and abortion? I’ve…

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