G.K. Chesterton, Norman Rockwell & the World Turned Upside Down
by Patrick Toner, The Imaginative Conservative

Humility is particularly necessary in the case of Norman Rockwell, because his work itself has become trite. We think we know the pictures, so we do not ever bother to look. If they are to do their work of prompting us to a fresh perspective, and helping us to recover the things that have become trite, we will need to actually attend to them.

Were All Those Rainbow Profile Photos Another Facebook Study?
by J. Nathan Matias, The Atlantic

The social network learns more about its users than they might realize.

Thoughts From The Other Side Of The Obergefell Decision
by Hunter Baker, The Federalist

Obergefell just confirms what has been true for a long time: It was never going to be possible to maintain the old consensus on marriage when sex is about pleasure, not children.

Why the gay marriage debate was over in 1950
by Joel J. Miller, Ancient Faith Radio

There are any number of reasonable reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage. Try this one: It was inevitable, and no argument marshaled by the opposition would—or even could—prevent it. Hear me out.