Tag Archives: William James

Thinking about Masculinity

It was always a battle of the sexes – the Republican Party was always the Daddy Party. That meant they were firm and a little brutal about things, but it was for our own good, for the good of the … Continue reading

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The Truth Is What Works

It’s a quiet Sunday evening here in Hollywood – no police helicopters overhead at the moment and no rioting down the block on the Sunset Strip. The massive skateboard riot at Sunset and Vine was Saturday night – things have … Continue reading

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On Taking Religion Seriously

It’s what one might expect from the son an ironmonger, an ironmonger who was also a lay preacher who dabbled in architecture. Of course the son became a humorist. It’s an appropriate response. And that son would be Jerome K. … Continue reading

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