In Your Head

  A haunting protest song from 1993 has returned to popular playlists in 2018.  The lyrics of Zombie mourn the cruel, irrational things people do to one another, and ask, “What’s in your head?  What’s in your head?”1  It’s not the conditions of a decaying world that motivate the rage, havoc and destruction we inflict … More In Your Head

Blood of My Brother

The first homicide in the Bible happens on page 3!  With a handgun you can instantly destroy another life by accident, without even thinking.  But beating someone to death with your fists….?  And the killer not only gets away with it, but he literally receives a divine tattoo warning others not to harm him!  We … More Blood of My Brother

Hollywood Hates Women

The feminist complaint is that society has always favored men; that history is male; and that the moment has come for women to demand what they want.  The sad, irony is that women are being shafted by the culture once again… and they’re cooperating in the crime. Pop culture continues its enduring tradition of encouraging … More Hollywood Hates Women

Hey, Beautiful!

History has been unkind to girls, and I’m not thinking about sleazy Hollywood producers trying to seduce budding actresses.  For most of the history of the world, girls were not given an education;  women were not permitted to inherit; and only men were allowed to have careers. Even today in vast regions of the world … More Hey, Beautiful!

Lost Boys

Peter Pan is not a selfless hero in the book that inspired the movies and the musical.  In the pages of James M. Barrie’s novel, Peter is generally a brat, inconsiderate of others and obsessed with his own whims and amusements.  His interest in Wendy, for example, is never romantic; mostly just his need for … More Lost Boys