Marriage is a gift from God. But marriage is in a sad state in America today, and we all suffer because of it.
I read recently about the movie star Joan Crawford who was legendary in her promiscuity. As her rival Bette Davis once reportedly sneered about her, “She slept with every male star at MGM except Lassie.”
Apparently, in the miserable and difficult childhood of Lucille LeSouer (who later adopted the name Joan Crawford), there was a wound from the absence of her father, according to Shaun Considine’s book, Bette and Joan, which became the basis for …
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Tagged Bette Davis, Bill Federer, Brad Wilcox, Claudius II, cohabitation, Divorce, Family Research Center, Family Research Council, Jesus, Joan Crawford, living in sin, Lucille LeSouer, Lyman Stone, Marriage, MGM, National Survey of Family Growth, Shaun Considine, St. Valentine, UCLA, Wall Street Journal
I'm thankful that increasing attention is being paid to the dire state of higher education in our country. Heather Mac Donald, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, has just published "The Diversity Delusion." Its subtitle captures much of the book's content: "How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture." Part of the gender pandering at our universities is seen in the effort to satisfy the diversity-obsessed National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, each of which gives millions of dollars of grant money to universities. If universities don't make an effort to diversify their science, technology, engineering and math (known as STEM) programs, they risk losing millions in grant money.
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Tagged Black Freshmen Orientation, Cal State Los Angeles, George Mason University, Heather Mac Donald, John Searle, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, STEM, The Diversity Delusion, the University of Connecticut, Thomas Sowel, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA