Black Panther is a great movie, and you should go see it. That’s the short version of this review. Before I get into a few bits of analysis, let me say a couple things. First, I don’t normally do movie reviews, and I don’t know how to write the kind of review I want to […]
Among the much reading I did for the forthcoming book on American slavery and racism, about half ended up helpful or interesting. Some of it was drudgery. Some, however, gave a little delight and a spark of hope, as well as a little surprise. Among the more remarkably surprising little bits was Charles Hodge’s article penned on […]
The best way to destroy the public’s memory of an important event is to make it into an American national holiday. This brings me to the Fourth of July. There are no Fourth of July parades on TV, or anywhere else, as far as I know. I cannot remember any in my youth.
Socialism means the denial of private property to a great or even total degree. It means the use of State power – violence inherent in the power of the sword and gun – to redistribute property according to the dictates of some officer or committee of officers. Violence is therefore inherent in socialism. Why some Christians see this as a means of fulfilling God’s will defies reason (and revelation).
Although it is never objectively accurate to say that a certain time period was “the good old days,” there are many positive values that our society has lost in the past 150 years. One of the most tragic of these losses was the disintegration of the family culture, and especially multi-generational connections and legacies. Because […]