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You've Been Warned

Yesterday I received a letter from England that bore the postmark "Dog Awareness Week." It came with a printed paw-mark.

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Celebrating Abnormal Behavior

Some years ago, in Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity, I wrote, as the ninth argument, that "to celebrate an abnormal behavior makes things worse, not better, for those inclined to engage in it."

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Emotional Damage

In sentencing the former tennis champion, Boris Becker, to imprisonment for having failed to disclose assets during bankruptcy proceedings, the judge referred to his lack of remorse, which is to say his lack of publicly expressed remorse.

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Wiping out the world

Our Lord was probably a teenager when the Roman general Publius Quinctilius Varus impaled himself on his own sword in despair for having lost three legions in combat with Germanic tribesmen.

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