The Color of Truth

Recently my retina let go in my left eye.  Part of the restoration process (still ongoing and somewhat in doubt) involves the injection into the eye of a gas bubble.  The increased pressure is meant to keep the retina flush with the back of the eyeball. Interesting: what limited vision I do have is in the shade of pale green with tinges of blue.  How disorientating!  How strange to see things and people in a totally unexpected shade!  I half-jokingly tell my mixed-race congregation that perhaps the solution to the race problem in the U.S. of A. is to rearrange people's retinas. And speaking of seeing life through the gas bubble of racial politics... I have been quite saddened to see my conservative/libertarian friends falling for the progressive distortion of Truth as some sort of necessary ploy in the racial lottery of electoral politics.  As if Hispanics, particularly, are somehow racially incapable of accepting the truth of the Founders' republican...(Read Full Post)