A Review of Obvious Child

  “Good Morning!” said Bilbo, and he meant it. .. “What do you mean?” Gandalf said. “Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you…

A Review of The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex is Too Important to Define by Lance Lawhon

This review is a response to Jenell Williams Paris’ book, The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex is Too Important to Define. Her book is an in-depth review and critique of the sexual identity phenomenon. Here she examines its roots,…

Seven Stanzas at Easter by John Updike

Make no mistake: if he rose at all It was as His body; If the cell’s dissolution did not reverse, the molecules reknit, The amino acids rekindle, The Church will fall. It was not as the flowers, Each soft spring…

Discussion Questions for Her

1) What’s the weirdest question you’ve ever asked Siri? How did she respond? 2) Did you find Her romantic, creepy, melancholy, or hopeful? Feel free to insert your own favorite adjective here if none of these work. 3) The first…

Failing the Test: a review of Her

Back in 1950s, when the best computer in the world lacked the power of your old laptop, British mathematician/philosopher Alan Turing anticipated a day in which this would no longer be so. In his paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” he…