From the April, 2004 issue of Touchstone
marriage Credible Marriages by Louis R. Tarsitano

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Credible Marriages

Louis R. Tarsitano on the Christian Destruction of Marriage

Devoted readers of Touchstone may recall that in 1998 I wrote a longish piece on “plausible people”: the replacement of traditional argumentation based in facts, ideas, and reason by people who serve as living images of various sorts of sentiments and emotions. Thus, the more compelling the image, the more likely that members of the general public, indoctrinated by the movies, television, and the Internet to believe that images are the reality, would be to find the sentiments and emotions being represented R . . .


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