Archive for July, 2012

Why political discourse is futile in America.

By jreighley - Last updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Nobody listens. Everyone builds a strawman caricature mildly similar their opponent. Assign the least appealing policies and ideas to such and opponent, and then ignore and dismiss any explanation that the real guy gives to why he is different than the made up caricature. As a result, we rarely talk about the merits of any […]

A widely ignored exerpt from “Fidelity”

By jreighley - Last updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012

The critics accuse Doug Wilson of teaching that men are to dominate their wives in the bedroom. They use a quote from the chapter on RAPE and pretend like he is talking about how men should treat their wives. This is not his teaching.  The same book dismisses such nonsense. Update — The quote appears […]