While in any rational world the slippery slope does NOT make for a good policy argument, it is however, a good emotional argument. That is really too bad. It is an argument that is based on fear (What if this happens, and that leads to the other, and then more? It will be AWFUL.) Well, sure, if you focus on the irrational end point, who wouldn’t be scared, but the argument is flawed. It is based on little or no evidence, and a reliance that events will occur based on this lack of evidence.
I wouldn’t recognize a measure of barley if you dumped it on my lap. (For all I know you could have given me wheat, or oats, or spelt--whatever that is).
Transforming the synagogue: Video— Finding Faith Online
If Tazria teaches us anything, it’s that ensuring that we demonstrate care and support for those around us is imperative to creating a strong community.
School mandated volunteerism has a place in the education of our kids. Like most things, though, it can become so much more with a little bit of teaching and a little bit of introspection.
Thoughts and prayers has become at best a meaningless shell, and at worst, a snide joke. What if, though, those who said it undertook the true meaning of their words?