Weekend Edition: 5-1

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

How Donald Trump Wanted the End of History (“The most valuable real estate Donald J. Trump ever acquired in his shady, shoddy career as a developer was the terrain inside our heads. And like so much else he got hold of, he wrecked it.”)

Q Droppings

Did you know […]

Weekend Edition: 4-24

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Sadly, Hatred is Very Much American (“Americans don’t have to be ‘carefully taught’” to hate. Historically, it’s been inherent, one generation after another. The only change has been the target.”)

Blog Headlines of the Week

Roger Stone Quit Paying His Taxes Because DEEP STATE ‘Anglo-Saxon’ Is What You Say […]

Weekend Edition: 4-17

Nonbookish Linkage

Dr. Strangelove shows up in COVID-19 anti-vax idiocy The role magic played in the development of early Christianity Woogans: vegans who believe in “woo-woo” ideas Just in case you need to find a Pastafarian Why we listen to sad music Medieval pandemic cures The misinformation virus The lost cosmonaut conspiracy theory Prince Philip […]

Weekend Edition: 4-3

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Religion, Legitimacy, and Government in America, A Just-So Story (“How is it, then, that religious belief can be both foundational to American democracy and a profound threat to it?”) Dr. Seuss’s Mistakes Are the Least of Our Troubles (“of all the racist, sexist, classist things children are exposed to, […]

Weekend Edition: 3-27

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Stop Invoking ‘The Founding Fathers’ in Political Debates (“To do so is to suggest that your views are unequivocally American and therefore correct, which couldn’t be more wrong.”)

Nonbookish Linkage

Can religion give you PTSD? “Sex addiction” isn’t really an addiction but a byproduct of conservative religiosity The uses […]