... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)







Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Shaddup already!


It's a good idea.

Shhh: Pope urges silence to communicate better

Our culture knows nothing of silence. A two-minute moment of silence during Mass gets people shuffling their feet, rattling hymnal pages, coughing and getting up to go to the vestibule area. They're uncomfortable! Even worse are the young people who are already distracted by not being able to have their ear buds plugged into their ears for this whole hour and not being ablet to text or talk on their phones. I mean, what do people expect? It's inhuman!

Actually, it's wonderful.


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