'Twas the night before Christmas

by Craige McMillan -- It's almost here -- how will you be spending Christmas this year? As I began to answer that question for myself, I started wondering how others spend their more…

by Craige McMillan -- "Confusion, indecision, fear: these are my weapons." --Adolf Hitler "Where there is fear, there is no religion." --Mohandas Gandhi "Perfect love casts out fear." --Saint John, remembering Jesus more…

Raising a ruckus in Chicago

by Craige McMillan -- I'm beginning to accept that, as the millennium draws to a close, we as citizens are cultivated pretty much like mushrooms -- kept in the dark and fed more…

In a word, 'Huh?'

by Craige McMillan -- "The marvels -- of film, radio, and television -- are marvels of one-way communication, which is not communication at all." --Milter Mayer "The most immutable barrier in nature more…

Thanksgiving to whom?

by Craige McMillan -- Remember ever, and always, that your country was founded, not by the "most superficial, the lightest, the most irreflective of all European races," but by the stern old more…

Yellow brick road, Part II

by Craige McMillan -- The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the more…

Yellow brick road, Part I

by Craige McMillan -- Unlike an animal, man is not told by drives and instincts what he must do. And in contrast to man in former times, he is no longer told more…

Some things are scarier than others

by Craige McMillan -- The old world must be destroyed and replaced by a new one. When you have freed your mind from the fear of God, and that childish respect for more…

Where are you, God?

by Craige McMillan -- And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from more…

Diversity, American style

by Craige McMillan -- Look at your life and see how you have filled its emptiness with people. As a result they have a strangle hold on you. See how they control more…