Book Review: Papal Teaching on Private Property – 1891 to 1981
- At the top of the list is TSA’s new pat-down/body-scan procedures. So many possible things to post, but a few struck my fancy.
- At GetReligion, one author notes that the new procedures could pit religious freedom against our seeking “safety,” which I would not have thought about before examining them in light of the 4th Amendment.
- Are the procedures really making us safer? For all of the actual loopholes, it looks like this whole practice is one meant for the public’s mental comfort and not actual safety.
- In a similar vein, do drug cartels pose a bigger risk to our national security than the Taliban? (Hint: YES)
- Race is something we can only talk about when we are “helping” “less fortunate” races.
- Obamacare waivers sound great – if you are a corporate interest rich enough to afford one…
- Solve one of the unsolved problems in philosophy, and you probably won’t be rich, but you’ll at least be smart.
- The seamless garment of life requires that we protect life from conception until natural death. That includes wars and torture.
In other randomness, there is a wikipedia entry for Rastafarian lingo. I think we should all start to use I-and-I…