Definitely Favoritism

Over on the Campus Blueprint blog, my friend Wilson Parker asks if the new meditation room is an example of inclusivity or favoritism. It’s definitely favoritism. First, let me be clear that I do not think the “room is unfair to Christians.” Like I said in my original post, the…

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Faux Pluralism

An editorial in today’s DTH lauded a recent decision by the Union Board of Directors to create a “meditation room” almost solely due to lobbying efforts by Muslim students. This is a decision I don’t particularly disagree with- the editorial did mention the fact that, since Muslims pray five times…

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Occupy Chapel Hill: Beyond Parody

Sometimes, I have this sneaking suspicion that the Occupy movement is actually a terribly clever parody of left-wing protests, a bunch of (inevitably) Koch-funded conservatives/libertarians who are satirizing the intellectual bankruptcy of the Kumbaya, warmed-over Marxist leftism that we see today. Reading the recent DTH article about the motor company…

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