Monthly Archives: June 2016

Election or Appointment of Judges? It Doesn’t Matter!

Adam Hochschild, in the New York Review of Books,  complains about the election of many US law enforcement officials because election to office insures office holders will cater to popular whim and prejudice, especially when they’re up for reelection: “the United States chooses a sizable … Continue reading

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Rules for Social Science Research: How to Find Out What’s Really Going On

Rules for Social Science Research: How to Find Out What’s Really  Going On  RULE #1:   Observe What’s Occurring (rather than asking about it) RULE # 2:   Say What Something Is (rather than what it’s like) RULE # 3   Focus … Continue reading

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Christianity Has Given Up on Jesus and Gone to the Dogs

There’s evidence that Christianity has given up on Jesus and has gone to the dogs.  For example, there’s Canines for Christ and Kingdom Dog Ministries.  The Lutheran Church has a dog ministry.  Dogs, rather than Jesus or clerics standing in for … Continue reading

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