The pill has not been the blessing it was cracked up to be.
One thing at least is certain about an epidemic like the Coronavirus: we should not look at it, or any other natural evil, in merely materialistic or even medical terms.
Philadelphia's plan to create a safe (illicit) drug injection site, which received legal clearance from a federal court earlier this month, is saddening — but not surprising.
Four Lessons from the 20th century.
Seventy miles northwest of New York City is a hospital that looks like a prison, its drab brick buildings wrapped in layers of fencing and barbed wire.
It was Good Friday, 1859.
Seventy-five years ago last February, Sophie and Hans Scholl and their friend Christian Probst were executed by guillotine at Munich's Stadelheim Prison for high treason.
One of the benefits of a cold day was that it almost smothered the stench of destruction: parched and sodden beams torn out of homes, barns, mills, churches; human and animal waste in the alleys; death in the fields.
Blocking puberty is now healthcare?
Sigrid Undset, for my money, is the greatest woman novelist who ever lived.