Headline: “Cold wave in India attributed to global warming “
—Environmentalists are not slaves to the principle of non-contradiction. (Nod to Rutler)
Spielberg Blinks: Re-Thinks Links with ….um…Chinese
—Director ends involvement with Chinese government over human rights abuses.
—The more things change in Vietnam, the more they stay the same.
Close Encounters of the Mosaic Kind
—New mosaics added to the front facade of the crypt entrance of the Basilica at Lourdes: Is the best we could do?
Lent Re-branded as ‘Christian Ramadan’
—Maybe the Dutch should be re-branded as ‘Dumb Germans’
Pro-Choice Group Endorses McCain
—Now that Rudy is out, McCain is the next best thing!
Fetal Pain: What the Science Shows
—NYT Magazine article on fetal pain raises very interesting question about fetal pain and consciousness.
Canada and Britain Already Subsidizing Polygamy
—In the fight to preserve marriage, I have some bad news – the fight is all but over. It’s already done. We missed a memo. The bad guys won.
It’s Kind of like Jesus Meets Conan in A Remake of the Bible
—The Bible is getting the Manga graphic novel treatment and Rowan Williams likes it. ‘Nuff said!
Violent Video Games Beget Gregorian Chant Popularity
—The Church threw it out to relate to young people. Then a strange thing happened.
Built Form of Ideas (Even Bad Ones)
—Liturgical architecture is the built form of theology. This is some ugly theology.