The Common Good

Adam Ericksen

 

Adam Ericksen blogs at the Raven Foundation, where he uses mimetic theory to provide social commentary on religion, politics, and pop culture. Follow Adam on Twitter @adamericksen

Blog Posts by Adam Ericksen

Posted by Adam Ericksen 5 days 5 hours ago
Monica Lewinsky and Jesus Christ had a similar experience — they both occupied the place of shame. In 1998, Monica became a lightning rod for shame in American culture. In her recent TED talk,...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 1 week 4 days ago
In the midst of my family’s Easter celebration yesterday, I decided to check Facebook. Most of my friends posted comments like “Happy Easter!” and shared pictures of their celebrations.But this meme...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 3 weeks 5 days ago
Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to declare a presidential run for 2016. His formal announcement came yesterday at Liberty University, the largest Christian university in the world...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 4 weeks 5 days ago
The Friendly Atheist is one of the most influential atheist blogs on the Internet. The website’s 10 bloggers have contributed to CNN, Fox and Friends, NPR, the Washington Post, and the USA...
Posted by Adam Ericksen 5 weeks 2 days ago
She was one of the best students I’ve ever had in a youth group. She’s funny, smart, friendly, warm, and likeable. She exerted a quiet sense of confident leadership among her peers and she’s...