Culture

Cusshole Confession

I was on break at work on Thursday when I read about the President’s genuinely atrocious remarks on immigration. Frustration and anger settled over me as I considered the layers of arrogance, callousness, and foolishness reflected by his words. And evidently I wasn’t alone. Everyone from journalists to spiritual leaders leapt onto Twitter Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
Culture

Guns and Plowshares

Debate has begun raging over government restriction of firearms. I don’t watch the news very much (any more) but every few days I’ll hear someone talk about guns—often about the President and his developing policies. I’m not an “expert” on the U.S. constitution, on states’ rights, on gun statistics or Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
Culture

Calendar Juxtaposition

Alright… the vocabulary word of the day: juxtapose. juxtapose |ˈjəkstəˌpōz| (v.) – to place or deal with close together for contrasting effect A juxtaposition, then, is a combination of two contrasting things for an effect.  Juxtapositions can be found endlessly in art, fashion, architecture, and literature—especially poetry and good stories. Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
Culture

Social Media

In the last few days, I have restarted this site, have finally sold my soul to Twitter (for the sake of this site), and have been reflecting on the ways which the internet and social media can be used for communication. I found this snippet from the good bishop Wright, Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago