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Links roundup 4.9.12

A cool interactive site that lets you get some perspective on the size of the universe. G.K. Chesteron on booze. An excellent essay called “Labor, Leisure, and Liberal Education” by Mortimer Adler. An embarrassing moment for the smuggest man in … Continue reading

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Links roundup 8.11

I have not done much on the blog this summer, but think it was a relatively successful venture over the last year. I am not sure what counts for a successful blog. The USU philosophy blog gets 200 to 700 … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 5.23

Some inconvenient abortion facts – why you really can’t be pro-life and pro-contraception. Many argue that the abortion rate would go down if we had easier access to contraception. But the statistics don’t bear this out, instead abortion and contraception … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 5.13

Before I get to some links, some reflections on the killing of Osama bin Laden: Was the killing of bin Laden morally justified? It is a question worth asking. Leon Panetta tipped his hat in a recent press conference to … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 4.28

60 Minutes got a rare visit to the Orthodox monastery at Mt. Athos. Watch part 1 here and part 2 here. Why does the Easter holiday seem to resist the secularization and commercialization that has overtaken Christmas? This article tries … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 4.14

Msgr. Pope reflects on a passage from Pope Benedict’s new book where Benedict considers the question of truth (particularly Pilate’s “What is truth?” question) and how this relates to , especially as that question relates to politics and the public … Continue reading

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Links roundup 4.4

I was featured in a USU Retention and Student Success journal. I wrote a brief summary of my philosophy of education there. Read it here. The King James Bible After Four Centuries (A 400th Birthday Party) event on Tuesday afternoon … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 3.28

I am a big fan of ArchBishop Dolan, who was featured on 60 Minutes last week. The interview mixed some standard snarky liberal remarks with some clear admiration for Dolan’s charm and intellect. Watch here and here. This way my … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 3.20

An argument is made to get rid of the drinking age here. This is a quite sensible plan, I think. Former presidents of various colleges have been pushing the idea as well. The politics of porn are discussed here. There … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 3.5

A new book, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, has some unwelcome revelations. This review covers some of them. A sad and startling photoessay on the ruin of the majestic city that was once Detroit. (click the arrows (>) … Continue reading

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