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March 2010 Archives

Leming-Aid on April 10

posted by Rod Dreher

That’s what organizers of the fundraising concert for my sister Ruthie Dreher Leming are calling the event — and Leming-Aid now has a Facebook page. Several of you have kindly asked how you can donate money. Really, my family is […]

Self-esteem not the same as self-respect

posted by Rod Dreher

So says Theodore Dalrymple, whose regular readers know was a prison physician. Excerpt: The problem with low self-esteem is not self-dislike, as is often claimed, but self-absorption. However, it does not follow from this that high self-esteem is not a […]

“Scarface” by second graders

posted by Rod Dreher

Look at this:Could this thing really have happened in a school? Or is this a viral fake? If it was staged in a school, what sort of INSANE teachers and principals let this happen? And if it’s a fake, it […]

The NYT and Pope Benedict

posted by Rod Dreher

By the way, I am persuaded by Father R.J. de Souza’s argument that The New York Times was desperately stretching to connect Benedict with the Father Murphy disaster in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. I always believed this was a problem […]

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Mommy explains her plastic surgery
In Dallas (naturally), a parenting magazine discusses how easy it is for mommies who don't like their post-child bodies to get surgery -- and to have it financed! -- to reverse the effects of time and childbirth. Don't like what nursing has done to your na-nas? Doc has just the solution: Doctors say

posted 10:00:56pm Jul. 21, 2010 | read full post »

Why I became Orthodox
Wrapping up my four Beliefnet years, I was thinking about the posts that attracted the most attention and comment in that time. Without a doubt the most popular (in terms of attracting attention, not all of it admiring, to be sure) was the October 12, 2006, entry in which I revealed and explained wh

posted 9:46:58pm Jul. 21, 2010 | read full post »

Modern Calvinists
Wow, they don't make Presbyterians like they used to!

posted 8:47:01pm Jul. 21, 2010 | read full post »

'Rape by deception'? Huh?
The BBC this morning reported on a bizarre case in Israel of an Arab man convicted of "rape by deception," because he'd led the Jewish woman with whom he'd had consensual sex to believe he was Jewish. Ha'aretz has the story here. Plainly it's a racist verdict, and a bizarre one -- but there's more t

posted 7:51:28pm Jul. 21, 2010 | read full post »

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