In an interview with a Belgian newspaper, Pope Francis said:
“I think the media have to be very clear, very transparent, and not fall into — no offense intended — the sickness of coprophilia, that is, always wanting to cover scandals, covering nasty things, even if they are true.”
Here’s more on coprophilia.
Gotta say it: With the introduction of that word, I kind of wonder if this whole thing isn’t fake.
Here’s a start. To read more, go here. Or, in more detail, here.
So here’s a trend: If you don’t agree with the politics behind a product, boycott that product, as people are doing for Ivanka Trump’s line of clothing.
How you spend your money is on you, but here’s a list of suggestions.
But stalwart JC Penney has announced they’ll open on the actual day — Thanksgiving — joining a list of other companies that intend to unleash the hounds of consumerism before the turkey gets digested.
CityLab shares this, “Pretty Vacants: The Coolest Empty Buildings in America.” Haven’t you ever thought of that? In a drive past an abandoned building, what could be there?
The closest on this list to me is in Providence, the Superman Building (where summer tours were heavily attended), but Connecticut — particularly the state’s cities — has some wonderful examples of what-could-bes.
Kierkegaard has an explanation for bullies and trolls, and he had it in 1847.