Joined: Feb. 26, 2012
Roman Catholic of Jewish background; Master of Philosophy turned homeschooling mother of eight. Freelance writer, editor, and translator. Studied at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts and later at the International Academy of Philosophy in Liechtenstein. Happily married to Max Torres; happily settled, God willing, in unexotic Ann Arbor, Michigan after stints in Israel, Rome, Liechtenstein, and Barcelona. Beginning to emerge from intellectual semi-hibernation with the impending maturity of my littlest boy, who has now attained the ripe old age of six.
Aug. 20 at 12:20am | Comments: 0
St. Paul warns the Ephesians against letting themselves be “blown around by every wind of doctrine.” Another danger these days is letting yourself be blown around by every false headline. Or every true headline. It hardly matters. Whether the journalists are lying or not, the game is to get you to imagine yourself an informed consumer of information, a connoisseur, not a human ping pong ball, bounced forever back and forth by the force of your own predictable...
Aug. 11 at 2:03pm | Comments: 0
Remember when Trayvon Martin was shot, and President Obama said that if he’d had a son, he’d look like Trayvon? At the time, I confined myself to assessing the President's sincerity, or lack thereof. I can’t give him, or any politician, the benefit of the doubt. I can't assume he just happened to be voicing a...
Aug. 4 at 10:51pm | Comments: 0
I’m still editing Foundations of Management, that book by Juan Antonio Perez Lopez, my husband’s late mentor. I continue to be happily surprised at how personalist-friendly it is. The book is lengthy and systematic, but this post will be neither: just a little something to whet the appetite. On the Limits of Coercive Power Juan...
Jul. 25 at 9:34pm | Comments: 2 | Most recent comment: Jul. 27 at 9:13pm
Business management is not my thing. I’m a dyed-in-the-wool liberal arts type who much prefers words to numbers. Business lit traffics in words, of course, but it’s so often saturated with the kind of deadly prose you produce when you’re writing for journals that exist to publish articles by people who have to publish there or they won&rsquo...
Jul. 20 at 3:21pm | Comments: 26 | Most recent comment: Jul. 26 at 9:29am
Katie addressed immigration just the other day, and I wrote about it here last year. There’s plenty more to say, though. So much, in fact, that it’s worth mentioning some things I won’t be addressing here: I won’t be proposing an immigration policy. I won’t be evaluating the states of the souls of politicians who vote on immigration policy, parents who send unaccompanied minors across borders, adults who...
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