The Doctor Is In

 THE DOCTOR IS IN I wrote this piece in celebration of the feast day of Saint Thomas Aquinas. This great thirteenth century Dominican friar was a man who reflected deeply about life His reflections highlight that greatest of the cardinal virtues, that of wisdom. Wisdom, or prudence as Saint Thomas might have put it, means … [Read more…]

Adrift in the Screen Age

The speed and amount of data coming at us on our computers, laptops, and cellphones, and soon through our glasses and watches, is startling. The average American spends eight and a half hours in front of a screen. We produce every two days as much information as existed from the dawn of time until 2003. … [Read more…]