Tag Archives: culture

What is Truth? A Reader’s Challenge

A reader named Charlie wrote with his thoughts about my last post, “The Age of Slumber:” Good post. I’ve been reading an even more eloquent version of the same ideas from Timothy Keller called Reason for God. Advertisements

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Utter Your Voice

My feelings were hurt yesterday when a close friend told me I hated people who don’t live the way I think they should. This is, of course, the gentleman I have been sparring with for weeks through e-mail. It began as a … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Brouhaha Revisited

A sharp-eyed reader took issue with “Boy Scout Brouhaha.” It seems Skids Grofsky’s brother, Scraps, had plenty to say about the issue and put it all down in an e-mail to the Muse. Some of what was said sheds some … Continue reading

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Land of the Morning Calm

Peter joined the U.S. Army in 1981. He had studied Taekwondo extensively for years, so when the time came to discuss his deployment, he asked to be stationed in Korea where the discipline of Taekwondo had been developed during the … Continue reading

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Civil Unions: A Reasonable Compromise

I realize the White House has always enjoyed the added leverage of its “Bully Pulpit,” but when did it assume authority over the US Supreme Court? Nevertheless, the Obama Administration has “urged” the high Court to do its bidding in … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Brouhaha

I had my old pal Skids Grofsky over for coffee today. I hadn’t seen him in quite a while, and I thought time and a recent vacation in the Bahamas might have helped him relax a little bit. I was … Continue reading

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The Tower of Babel

A stranger on the other side of the world taught me that the Tower of Babel was a blessing. Let me explain. I was tooling around Facebook late last night when a lady I’ve never met accepted my friend request. … Continue reading

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