Monday, January 5, 2004 Radio Show
Shipping Weight: 0.40 pounds
Weekend in Review
The NY Times ad for the newest Lord of the Ring installment extols the virtues of peace. This is "false advertising." The movie is about war and how it must be waged against evil. But the NY Times is not comfortable with that... Moveon.org, a major liberal Internet web site, featured an comparing Bush to Hitler... Howard Dean, who says he knows the Bible well, placed Job in the New Testament. If President Bush did something like that, he'd be ridiculed... Britney Spears, that great model of femininity, got married as a joke...
Are Jews Moving Right?
The university is a bastion of anti-Israel sentiment, George Bush and evangelical Christians are bulwarks of support for Israel. Jews are facing cognitive dissonance and are glacially, but steadily, moving to the right.
Do We Have Too Many Choices?
There are 40 types of toothpaste, a dozen different options for jeans. Too many choices can drive you a bit nuts. The effect of choice is to plant a seed of doubt that you might not be getting "the best." On the other hand, it can be fun to try different products. Where you can get yourself in trouble, though, is if you're always looking for the "perfect" mate.