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Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 30 2013

Caring about things I don’t want to care about

The content of my last blogpost at Big Think was on how often many of us are engaged in “debates” that shouldn’t be debates at all: gay marriage, legalized a abortion, euthanasia, and so on. This doesn’t mean that we don’t legitimately care about these, nor that these aren’t discussions worth having, or are simple …

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May 28 2013

Opposing homosexuality (in France)

Since 18 May, same-sex marriage has been legal in France. Despite the rather obvious nature for why you should support it, many still oppose it. From the New York Times: Thousands of French marched on Sunday, France’s Mother’s Day, to protest the recent legalization of gay marriage. Despite initial worries, the demonstration was largely peaceful, …

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May 28 2013

What can we consensually do with another adult?

In response to an essay on extreme hardcore pornography (bondage, public nudity and humiliation, etc., all done with the performer’s consent), Rod Dreher writes about why he is concerned. I have to live in a world in which utopians are working very hard to tear down the structures of thought and practice that harnessed humankind’s …

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May 23 2013

Yeah, but what does he mean by “good”? UPDATE

Reuters reports: The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics made his comments in the homily of his morning Mass in his residence, a daily event where he speaks without prepared comments. He told the story of a Catholic who asked a priest if even atheists had been redeemed by Jesus. “Even them, everyone,” …

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May 22 2013

On the blog’s name

This is a slightly edited and older post explaining why the blog is entitled ‘The Indelible Stamp’. My position still hasn’t changed since writing this, though I do think I wouldn’t be so “yellow”, as one commenter called me, when writing (flowery language, forcing metaphors, etc.) ——————- The blog’s name, as some might know, comes …

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May 20 2013

So it begins

For some unknown reason, I got an email and now find myself here. It’s like a Twilight Zone episode, so I’m still a bit disorientated and giving one of the worst performances of my life. Seriously, there’s something on the wing! Oh that’s my name. In fact, that name on the right isn’t a misspelling …

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