You too can join the Patheos family and support the NRA. It’s just 3 easy steps!
Step 1: Become a blogger at Patheos, the for-profit interfaith blogging platform, which is supported by ad revenue.
Step 2. When you join Patheos, you part of a family of companies owned by BNMedia, which includes Affinity4, a for-profit company which raises money for …
Step 3: … the NRA! …
… as well as LGBT-haters and misogynists like Focus on the Family, the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, Focus on the Family, and the American Center for Law and Justice, which is headed by none other than Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow!
Now, who wouldn’t want to be a part of that family?
My seasonal allergies mean that at those times of the year I most want to be surrounded by nature, it is difficult, and sometimes impossible, to do so. This irony is a metaphor for an essential conflict at the core of my psyche, between the desire for communion with nature on the one hand and the desire to transcend nature on the other.