Elizabeth Bruenig on (currently my favorite podcast) The Argument: I don't think we're particularly well designed to cope with getting news of the entire world updated every ten minutes on a live stream. I think it's extremely stressful; it's too
Writing guards me against vague thinking. Complete sentences help to form complete thoughts. In casual conversation, I can refer to something that I thought I believed, only to find it derailed by a simple inquiry from my 9 year-old. Writing,
Terminologies evolve, sure. But it is self-contradiction to moralize “words matter!” while simultaneously ignoring or abandoning etymologies.
Friends, I’ve yet to find anything else like it: The Christian gospel supplies both the security to boldly stand against injustice and the grace to humbly forgo cancel culture.
He said to me, “My strength is made perfect in weakness.” —2 Corinthians 12:9Strong and Weak LinksA couple of weeks ago, Malcolm Gladwell gave a talk where he articulated some of his analysis of – you guessed it – the coronavirus
Derek Thompson for The Atlantic: In high-density cities like San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., no group is growing faster than rich college-educated whites without children, according to Census analysis by the economist Jed Kolko. By contrast, families with
Armin Rosen for City Journal:1 In Lagos… nothing is guaranteed. Everything is relative. Your yellow cab could be driven by a drug dealer, or it could be driven by a banker who wants another income. You just don’t
Grandma Five years ago, I shared the following at my grandmother’s funeral. I happened upon it again recently and thought it was fitting to post today: Mother’s Day. My name is Luke; I’m the oldest of Glenna’
Election complicity and write-in candidates Here’s a tidbit from Eric Metaxas (via a much-too-long email exchange with Jon Ward): We will be complicit in the election of whoever is elected unless we vote for the only person who can
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