The South African economy is in ruins, the rule of law has so broken down that Johannesburg is recording murder rates several times the rate in Mexico City, and young black professionals are leaving in droves. Interviewed even on NPR, they explain there is no future for them in South Africa.
Universities that promote queer studies are complicit in driving unstable personalities into the moral abysses from which some of them can never emerge.
What a week it has been for the ambulance-chasing media! Anticipated highs in their schedule were anniversaries of the Gettysburg address and the Kennedy assassination. What that pair really should be remembered for are cheap rhetoric to camouflage mass murder and cheap idealism to camouflage not just the libido dominandi but plain old raw libido.
As important as our civic duties are or can or should be, our moral life we have a higher duty, comprehended in that one word charity (agape). The Greeks had another word, philia, which means, very roughly, friendship, though the first friends a Greek probably thought of when he heard this word were family members.