Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

This blog will be written from an orthodox Christian point of view. There may be some topic that is out of bounds, but at present I don't know what it will be. Politics is a part of life. Theology and philosophy are disciplines that we all participate in even if we don't think so. The Bible has a lot to say about economics. How about self defense? Is war ethical? Think of all the things that someone tells you we should not touch and let's give it a try. Everything that is a part of life should be an expression of worship.

Keep it courteous and be kind to those less blessed than you, but by all means don't worry about agreeing. We learn more when we get backed into a corner.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Opus 2021-159: Diversity for the Bored

I have a request for United Airlines.  I make it not knowing the actual facts of the case.  Maybe they have already done what I am suggesting.  I propose we test their commitment to diversity.  I I ask that they mandate their board of directors, or whatever they call the rich fat-cats who run the company, also reflect the diversity that they think is so important.  This should be done without following the principle of court packing.  They need to keep the numbers the same.  It is no fair to just add a bunch of names who can be outvoted by the white males on the board.  You start by getting rid of half, for starters.  No, you can’t move them over to other lucrative jobs in the corporation.  Let them learn to code.

You then fill up the vacancies with a diverse population.  It would be good if they were qualified but in reality the only qualification is the color of their skin or their gender identification.  The line forms to the left.

Perhaps we could also have diversity requirements in their stock holders.  Stock sales would have a form detailing what minority faction you claim to identify with.  If you belong to a financially challenged group then it would be necessary, in the spirit of fairness, to leverage the price of stock so that white males would pay ten times the going rate so that the poor could get shares for pennies on the dollar.  You say that would destroy the stock market and the entire system of capitalism?  Congratulations.  You get the brass ring.  That is the objective.

Under socialism you will still have your fat cats.  They are like roaches, they always survive.  What will disappear are the large majorities in the middle that the free market makes possible.  Instead, everyone who is not in the elite will be moved down to bread lines and riding the bus.  At least that seems to be the way it has always happened.  But they may be right and this time it will be work.

homo unius libri


  1. Replies
    1. I assume you mean the old fashioned definition of "fair".

      Grace and peace

  2. Let's not stop with the pilots and Board of Directors - let's make these changes, top to bottom, in air traffic controllers, aircraft maintenance crews, those who build the planes, and those who design them, too. And don't forget those responsible for training all of the above. As for me and my house, we don't expect to fly anytime soon since we will not take the vax.

    1. I like the way you think, and it sound like the way you act, too.

      Grace and peace


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