Understandings of Value

I have always thought it ludicrous that the modern world shuns negative language and values political correctness to the extent it does, but recently it appears to have taken yet another absurd turn. If I had been paying closer attention I might have noticed it five or ten years ago; as this new madness appears […]

The Realist’s Fantasy

When people criticize fantasy or romanticism as making people out of touch with reality, it’s interesting that they seem to only imagine fantasy as positive or better than real life, as though one can never pretend something is worse than it actually is. As an example of this merely look to any work of realism […]

What We Say Matters: Christianity Is a Religion, Not Just a Relationship

This will be the first in a new category of articles where I am going to discuss what I view as the unrealized consequences of words, phrases, and terms we use. My main focus while writing them will be to point out that what we say truly matters. We cannot assume people will understand what […]

Concerning Prince Charming and Ideals.

I hear and read, far too often, how refreshed people are to find children’s movies which lack Prince Charming and how unhealthy it is for our girls’ minds to be filled with such impossible fantasies and unrealistic expectations. These people claim that the inclusion of Prince Charming will result in, or encourage, our girls growing up to be disillusioned or harmed: […]