A type of simple harmony develops in a group as long as the members tolerate a certain level of deception. Like the princess and the pea, however, humanity as a whole cannot rest in the peace of this simple harmony because the falsity of its comfort will always be felt, no matter how many mattresses … Continue reading A Simple Harmony
You’ve heard of the “welfare state,” but have you ever heard of a “welfare city?” Welfare state is a phrase commonly used to describe what some people believe is our nation’s over dependence on social programs. However, there also seems to be a rise in welfare cities, cities whose employment depends on the local, state, … Continue reading Welfare City
I think we can all agree that the problem with cancel culture is not one-sided. It’s not that conservatives never think people should be canceled or that liberals think everyone should be canceled. The real problem is that there’s no agreed upon standard. It wasn’t that long ago that the Dixie Chicks were canceled by … Continue reading Did Vigo County Get it Wrong?
There was a knock at my door and when I answered, one of my neighbors frantically explained that a local child was missing. My wife and I joined dozens of other families from around the community and began searching. We could hear people near and far calling out the little girl’s name, so we repeated … Continue reading Nothing of Nothing
I’ve seen a pattern develop across the board among conservative political commentators over the past several years, and that pattern is to condemn the moral decay of our society, which they usually blame on liberals, while ignoring the greed and violence that caused the moral decay in the first place. Take Phil Robertson for example, … Continue reading The Long Con