So, after taking a bit of time off, here are some more links:

What philosophers believe.

Friendship as a modern social construct. Or not.

Perry Noble is breeding sociopaths. (This story has been linked in lots of places, but it’s so disturbing it bears repeating at least as a cautionary tale.)

Cornel West talks about “moral constipation” among other things.

St. Nicholas turned away.

Lastly: Stephen Colbert takes on Andrew Schlafly’s laughable “conservative bible.”