Tuesday June 23, 2015 #734
“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: The future can be better than the present. And I have the power to make it so.” … 60 more words
~ David Brooks
See Brooks’ tirade here.
I am not bashing gay people. 280 more words
The other day I was reading some materials on how to discuss Laudato Si’ with the media. They basically said if the interviewer, reporter, whoever, asks a critical question about the encyclical, the person being interviewed should disagree as briefly as possible and then get back on message. 1,219 more words
My two favorite columnists, David Brooks and Ross Douthat, have now weighed in on Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, here and here. While both give Francis high marks for bravely tackling the subject, and both appreciate his wonderful personal qualities, neither one of them sees the encyclical very favorably. 672 more words