Opinion | My Weekly “Best Turn-of-Phrase Award”

Best Turn-of-Phrase Award ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com Good rhetoric sometimes makes a point with humor, sometimes with cleverness, sometimes with surprise.  When a rhetorical turn-of-phrase hits all three with one fell swoop, it deserves an award.  Here is this week’s VernonMilesKerr.com award for Best Turn-of-Phrase: David A. Graham, writing in The Atlantic “Earlier this… Read More Opinion | My Weekly “Best Turn-of-Phrase Award”

Opinion | The Cognitive Dissonance of Abortion “Rights”

The Cognitive Dissonance of Abortion “Rights” © 2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com   There are three intellectual fictions, which must be accepted in order to avoid cognitive dissonance in supporting the concept of a “right” to abort one’s own fetus, on demand, and without the mother’s own life being endangered by a full-term pregnancy. The… Read More Opinion | The Cognitive Dissonance of Abortion “Rights”