Elections — the small windows of victory

Alabama still has the nation’s longest constitution. The change will be that now it will be minus racist language. There are small victories. On Election Day, the state ballot measure passed to change the wording in the nation’s longest state constitution to remove racist language. The state constitution has been in place since 1901. ToContinue reading “Elections — the small windows of victory”

Extreme views and the fall of democracy

Christian nationalism is a hot topic. Extreme ideologies to both sides are a worry to me. Each extreme works to tell people what IS right, which is THEIR way. But Christian nationalism is of concern because it rips out the bedrock bellied to love our neighbor. This edition of the Holy Post podcast truly deservesContinue reading “Extreme views and the fall of democracy”

The last ten years have re-wired us, Part 4

Part 1Part 2Part 3 In his article, “Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid,” Jonathan Haidt has laid out the case for the downfall of practical thinking and directly correlates it to the rise of social media. He likens it to the Tower of Babel, how we all communicated withContinue reading “The last ten years have re-wired us, Part 4”