A few words in favor of violence

We've seen lots of quotes on Facebook about the effectiveness of non-violence, most popularly those of Martin Luther King, Jr. These sentiments look very fine, especially on a poster decorated tastefully with flowers or adorable small animals. There are, however, those who dissent from the beloved civil rights leader: We sleep safely at night because … Continue reading A few words in favor of violence

Is college really all that important?…

it depends. If your life-long ambition is to be a doctor, lawyer, or engineer, a college education is unavoidable.  But what if you just want to earn a decent living? Several weeks ago, my car was at the local dealership to have its timing belt replaced - something that is done at the 60K mark.  … Continue reading Is college really all that important?…

What is the value of going green?

By Timothy Imholt, (extreme hat tip to Devon Crowe), We hear about Global Warming or Climate Change so often it has become background noise. Most of us just ignore it at this point. Let me give you two scientists bottom line on this, after we did a reasonably in depth look at the literature (and … Continue reading What is the value of going green?

My Four Morning Intentions Twitter, Confession, The Dying & Misc

  I have a series of prayers & scripture readings that I do daily that I do daily but I've added to that to include four speciality decades of the Rosary that I'm discussing this morning as a suggested daily prayers to start your day because the intentions I'm prayer for can be applied to … Continue reading My Four Morning Intentions Twitter, Confession, The Dying & Misc