Category: Culture & Social Issues

How We Fight…

 wgmeisheid  May 19, 2023  0 Comments on How We Fight…

“I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.”  J.R.R. Tolkien

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Remembering the Abandonment of Terri Shiavo

 wgmeisheid  August 2, 2015  3 Comments on Remembering the Abandonment of Terri Shiavo

Back in 2005, I wrote a post about the abandonment of Terri Shiavo, prompted by a column by Mark Steyn. I was fixing a couple of broken links on the post and I thought it deserved fresh light. So, here…

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Work and It’s Changing Nature

 wgmeisheid  April 23, 2015  0 Comments on Work and It’s Changing Nature

I have recently read two articles that look at the changing nature of work/value creation and while coming from a different perspective, arrive at similar constructs, though this may not be obvious at first glance. The first article (The Old…

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The Social Justice Con

 wgmeisheid  July 13, 2013  0 Comments on The Social Justice Con

Question: Why do those who howl for social justice exhibit little if any social responsibility? Could it be that the call for “social justice” for those individuals is really a dodge to fool the masses into accepting that they really…

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The Company Store

 wgmeisheid  May 8, 2012  0 Comments on The Company Store

Liberals used to decry the company store, often rightfully so, since so seldom did the workers have an alternative and the store succeeded in binding them to the company, sometimes for life. Even when meant to “assist” the workforce, it…

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The Inevitable Corruption of Science

 William  March 7, 2010  0 Comments on The Inevitable Corruption of Science

Some things are inevitable. History teaches us that everything created by mankind, whether physical, philosophical, sociological, or theological eventually falls apart, either through natural processes wearing on it, or outright corruption. Science is no different. It does not exist in…

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Ash Wednesday 2010

 William  February 17, 2010  0 Comments on Ash Wednesday 2010

Today is Ash Wednesday, and while a large number of Christians do not participate in Ash Wednesday (most Anabaptist and Pentecostal churches), some of you might have noticed today that there are people walking amongst us who have a black…

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I Always Knew I Was a Bit Spicy

 William  October 14, 2008  0 Comments on I Always Knew I Was a Bit Spicy

One of the niceties that separates us from our historical ancestors is our use of condiments on our food. We have many possibilities to spice up our daily fare from the simple salt and pepper to the common mayonnaise, mustard,…

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Seeking Solidarity

 William  May 3, 2008  5 Comments on Seeking Solidarity

Peggy Noonan had an interesting column this week. I almost didn’t finish it, but I am glad I did. She was commenting on the uproar over Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s various statements and said: He seems like a bright man, warm,…

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The Rule of Law

 William  January 31, 2008  1 Comment on The Rule of Law

The rule of law under God (how this country was founded) means we have absolutes to guide, correct, and administrate our legal system. Some things are inalienable. The rule of law under man (where this country is being taken) means…

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