Make them angry…

“[T]he great journalistic maxim [is] that if an editor can only make people angry enough, they will write half his newspaper for him for nothing.”

— G. K. Chesterton, Heretics, caput viii.

I’m now officially taking bets as to which will take longer:

Pope Francis will publicly

a) “caress” the FFI back into a good light,

b) oppose the UN on its recent charges,

c) redress the calumny against “Bling” Bishop Tebart-van Elst, or

d) hold his breath longer than David Blaine (who must first remove one lung).

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About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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One Response to Make them angry…

  1. Tony Jokin says:

    I did not know that the charges against the German Bishop were motivated from such a reason. I must admit that I am a bit sad now that when this conversation came up in some discussions, I also spoke as if he had automatically done something wrong rather than attempt to defend him.

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