Have an Nice Day, and Naked Pictures at the Airport

I remember seeing a guy a guy who had been asked to leave several supermarkets interviewed on TV. He objected to being told ‘Have a nice day’ by checkout operators. Fair enough. It is a silly, empty phrase. But he responded by abusing the employees. These were mostly teenage girls in their first jobs, who …

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What Religious Wars?

A superb short article by Anthony Esolen at Touchstone Magazine’s Mere Comments blog: It is a commonplace among our ruling class that religion is irrational and inherently divisive, fostering hatred of one group for another.  On the rationality of religious faith, Christian philosophers and theologians have long spoken, and I am not going to repeat …

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