Social science has finally come round to showing just a bit of what we all ought to have known anyway: Divorce is deeply damaging to the family and to the community. Boys who grow up apart from their fathers are many times more likely to fall prey to drugs and crime; girls are more likely to seek male affirmation elsewhere and bear children out of wedlock. Spend a little time getting to know the destroyed lives of a few of the millions of young men in prison, and then try to defend divorce—or the habit in some communities of never forming a marriage in the first place.Read the article here.
Friday, February 01, 2013
last four of Anthony Esolen's ten arguments for traditional marriage "solely on common sense, history, and logic." I realize that common sense, history, and logic are a bit difficult for those of my readers who whined in the comments section of Part I of this post, but if we keep coming at them with these things, they might start to appreciate them.