it’s 20 years into the peloponnesian wars. and the women are fed up. so what do they do? they storm the public funds building, seizing control of the funding necessary to continue the fighting. and they declare a sex strike. no more sex until there’s peace. at least, that’s how it goes in Aristophanes’ comedy, Lysistrata. pretty far fetched, right? not if you’re the wife or girlfriend of a gangster in Pereira, Colombia. (more…)


Today a girl on Linkup (I’m afraid I’ll mine the site occasionally–it provides too much fodder to ignore) said that she thinks its the “End of Days” not because of wars or the natural disasters, but because good young people are dying.  She believes that God is taking the good ones prematurely so they will be spared the heartbreak of the destruction that will happen before the Second Coming.