Franklin Veaux posted a piece, “Virtue Signaling Left and Right.” It ties in nicely to a conversation I recently had, about tribalism and shunning behavior on the left and right. Virtue signaling is definitely part of that process, but in my thoughts I usually skip over it.
Today I unfriended two more people from Facebook, both for political posts. One of them was complaining about the Bernie Sanders / Elizabeth Warren kerfuffle at this week’s Democratic presidential primary debate. This person was very clearly on team Bernie. But what bugged me was not which side he was on in the argument—although I… Continue reading What Friends Do I Want on Facebook?
Seen today… “Help America pray the rosary.” Why would I do that? I’m not that OCD. This is a good example of religious tribalism and the subtle bigotry that goes along with it. Some of us really don’t care about the rosary, and that’s okay. How about we help America to discover the rituals that… Continue reading Help America Pray the Rosary?