Archive For May, 2013

McLuhan

McLuhan

“… all media work us over completely.” — Marshall McLuhan

In Service of Moloch

In Service of Moloch

“I had come to politics very late, when I was almost forty, jolted awake by the gruesome reality of the war (WWI) and profoundly horrified at the ease with which my colleagues and friends had enlisted in the service of…

Faith-based Initiative

Faith-based Initiative

“When a religion is good, I conceive it will support itself; and when it does not support itself, and God does not take care to support it so that its professors are obligated to call for help of the civil…

My Favorite Day

My Favorite Day

(From FB post in January, 2013) Arrived back in New Haven last night after a great trip home to California with Lauren to see family and friends. I woke up in New England this morning — engaged, grateful, and curious…