Sunday in Outer Blogness: Democracy Edition!
Everybody’s talking about the 99% movement, which — despite unfriendly police encounters — is still going after two months, and inspiring others. Maybe there’s something to the idea of having no leaders. And when it comes to Democracy vs. Theocracy, remember which side the church is on and which side Satan is on. Meanwhile, the Republican candidates are providing the usual entertainment.
Harold Bloom wrote a New York Times Essay that drew a lot of detailed critical analysis and complaints. In fact, the CoJCoL-dS has a publicity problem, and seems to not to understand what’s causing it. Hint: The advice in The Miracle of Forgiveness isn’t helping. The homophobia, sexism, and the toxic mixture of racism and sexism may also have something to do with it.
Emily Pearson’s new book sounds fantastic! Unlike a certain film — but this review is spot on! (Sometimes women’s porn can be worse than men’s.) Collapse and I Don’t Want to Talk about it sound interesting as well.