“They” is Destroying the English Language

Entering the new year, something tragic happened in the world of grammar and language usage. Over 200 linguists of the American Dialect Society met in Washington, D.C. to choose their “Word of the Year.” They overwhelmingly chose the singular use … Continue reading

“Why Me?”

Magnificent medieval stained glass windows have sometimes been referred to as a “catechism in glass” because of the richness of the faith which their imagery conveyed. We could say the statues of this time period aptly captured the virtues of … Continue reading

Mother

The word family indicates a plurality of persons. There is another word, one of special significance, that indicates just one person: Mother. A mother is the quintessence of a family, for she is the quintessence of love, the quintessence of … Continue reading

Are Dolphins Really Persons?

It seems that animal rights advocates are never satisfied. Now researchers are attempting to demonstrate that dolphins and whales are so intelligent that they should be recognized as “non-human persons” and accorded their own bill of rights. One simple question … Continue reading

Can Murder Be Moral?

If euthanasia follows as a logical consequence of abortion, then why not kill those who are deemed to have lost autonomy and functional abilities in order to harvest their organs? Such arguments can be found in a recent article in … Continue reading

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