Daily Archives: March 6, 2009

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1860): “Great men, great nations, have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face it.”

Emerson: Great men, great nations, have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face it.

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The GOP’s Got Game? Republican Michael Steel Makes a Hip Hop Play for the Urban Youth Vote!

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David Plotz, an Agnostic and a Writer for Slate.com, Read the Whole Bible, and Tells Us What He Thought of It

David Plotz is an agnostic, and he gave the Bible a careful reading. His experience is recounted at Slate here. Money quote: I came to the Bible hoping to be inspired and awed. I have been, sometimes. But mostly I’ve ended … Continue reading

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