Category Archives: Turning a blind eye

Now we are haggling about the price.

The Washington Post has an opinion piece up by a law professor named Irina D. Manta. The title of the piece is The case for cracking down on Tinder lies, and her thesis is: There should be a legal penalty … Continue reading

Posted in Cracks in the narrative, Death of courtship, New York Times, The Washington Post, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 115 Comments

A marriage isn’t a military unit.

Commenter Warthog wrote that I have missed Pastor Doug Wilson’s point when he claimed that a husband is like a captain of a ship, and therefore “the man is completely responsible for all the problems [in the marriage]”: Not defending … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 114 Comments

Sure his theology is bad, but he has great taste in TV!

In my recent post An invitation to Pastor Wilson’s defenders I challenged Wilson’s defenders to do any of the following: Point out any instances where I criticized Wilson without providing a direct quote. Point out any time that I have misquoted … Continue reading

Posted in Betty Friedan, Lori Alexander, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rebellion, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 94 Comments

Whose job is it to keep mama happy?

We can no longer ignore that voice within women that says: ‘I want something more than my husband and my children and my home.’ –Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique Women are especially prone to falling into discontentment and disrupting the lives … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Piggott, Attacking headship, Betty Friedan, Can't keep a man, Dave and Ann Wilson, Dr. David Clarke, FamilyLife, Feral Females, Focus on the Family, Game, Marriage, Philosophy of Feminism, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Reforming Marriage, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 230 Comments

How the Kendricks, Rainey, and Lepine see the married fathers they go to church with.

Family Life and the Kendrick brothers set out to make a movie to teach about biblical parenting.  The title of the movie is Like Arrows, and they describe it at Family Life as portraying the typical Christian family (emphasis mine): The … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Bob Lepine, CBN, Christian Films, Courageous, Denial, Dennis Rainey, Disrespecting Respectability, FamilyLife, Fatherhood, Fireproof, Indivisible, Kendrick Brothers, Like Arrows, Marriage, Mom's Night Out, Movies, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 77 Comments