Like Lightning

I finished Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life/An Antidote to Chaos. I’m not big on self-help books, normally, but I like listening to Peterson’s debates and interviews, and I especially liked the series he did on old testament stories. I actually downloaded the transcripts of those and pored over them. Very insightful. In fact, I […]

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Darn Lazy Men

Nice-seeming Feminism An exchange which can serve as a State-of-the-Union for feminism of the soft, non-gender-bending variety can be found in an interview of Melinda Gates on Marketplace, a program affiliated with NPR.   Her topic:  balancing the burden of unpaid work. According to Mrs. Gates, women do an outsized portion of the household chores, both in poor […]

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Control of Reproduction

The Voice of the Matriarch Gloria Steinem, one of the matriarchs of modern feminism, has given us insight into radical feminism.  In an interview on PBS’s “Tavis Smiley” on November 2nd, Steinem criticized the “attacks” on Planned Parenthood.  Those “attacks” she was referring to are the criticisms of Planned Parenthood in light of the recent exposure of its […]

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