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Daily Archives: April 5th, 2010

Protesters Abreast

    CHRISTOPHER ROACH WRITES: I found this story about women protesting different standards regarding male and female nudity quite funny in its earnestness, and the simultaneous demand to (a) show off sexual power while (b) castigating men for being victims of the same.

Marriage and Trust

  MRS. PILGRIM WRITES: Your continuing conversation with Ms. Fox has raised some points in my mind. Ms. Fox is quite, quite adamant that “power corrupts,” and this is why she so vehemently opposes male authority; it might, maybe, could possibly be abused at some point to the detriment of some dumb woman who was […]

Stop the Presses! Scientists Discover that Breasts Feed!

  Jennine writes: I saw this and immediately thought of you since you have the gift of pointing out the absurdities of our society. I love it when the news, and science, states the obvious as if it is some great revelation. This article must mean that God intended breasts for some purpose other than […]

The Love-Starved Society

  ELDER GEORGE WRITES: Western society suffers from a lack of nurturing, and is love-starved; it has attempted to supply through institutions and material means the non-material qualities necessary for the development of life. A growing factor in creating a love-starved society is unwed motherhood, which now accounts for 40% of births in America and […]

The Case Against Traditional Marriage

  OUR INDEFATIGIBLE defender of feminism, Maggie Fox, responds to comments in the previous entry. She argues that traditional marriage, in which a woman relies on a man for financial support and the man relies on a woman for non-financial support, “thwarts romance” and should not be publicly promoted. I have interspersed my comments with hers because she makes so many […]

Power Corrupts the Corrupt

  Kristor writes: The contrast you drew here between the adversarial concept of human relations exemplified in what Maggie Fox has written, versus the Christian notion that human relations are founded upon love, got me thinking. All the talk of egalitarianism emanating from the left side of the aisle – and, nowadays, from most of […]