Soul Seeing: Yes, praying hands are begging hands, they are conciliatory. And they are nonviolent because they prove your inability to fight back. They prove your vulnerability. I find that beautiful — and useful.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: the state of moral theology; packing the courts; ending electoral college in Colorado; what about taxing the rich; Beto O'Rourke is blandly rosy; Israel's people need a more centrist leader