• Wayne posted a new activity comment 4 years, 4 months ago

    I believe the importance of these changes lies not in the whiteness, but in the Protestant ethic and the changes in that ethic.

    Richard Rodriguez, in an NPR commentary I will never forget, pointed out over 20 years ago that it was the tolerance of the protestants that had made “America” possible.

    He wondered about whether the Catholicism of his…[Read more]

  • Why does everyone write about this in present tense? We have been technological for 100 years out of 4.5 billion. Thousands of “successful” civilizations may have arisen and fallen outside our 100 year […]