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A Reason For Faith: History, Historiography and The Enlightenment


I am somewhat beside myself having found the above book by Laura Harris Hales. History has long been touted as having a "redemptive" quality. It's often the immediacy of our everyday lives that allows such a view point to flower long after we've turned out the lights at bedtime. The book A Reason for Faith,… Continue reading A Reason For Faith: History, Historiography and The Enlightenment

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Oh Lawd. I do see Paris, but it seems I’ve never seen France.


Over at Jason Colavito's blog, he, as usual is bemoaning the Age of Balkanization. A recent target of his may be of note to practitioners and consumers of reflexology. Colavito's target is not a teacher or continuing education provider for reflexology in the United States. I have not researched her or the father in law whom Colavito… Continue reading Oh Lawd. I do see Paris, but it seems I’ve never seen France.

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Will the movie Atlas Shrugged be the new rallying cry of the Tea Party?


NPR has a short blurb about the upcoming movie Atlas Shrugged based on Ayn Rand's epic. But is it all a farce? I've run across several articles on the subject and they all hinge on Rands deliberately poor presentation of arguments against monopoly capitalism. The current anti globalization movement, with its seemingly post modern flavor,… Continue reading Will the movie Atlas Shrugged be the new rallying cry of the Tea Party?