The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Halloween Edition

Halloween Light Show
Set to the tune of LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," this incredible video shows what is possible with a little engineering and large budget.

Mythbusters: Halloween edition
Seven nutritional assumptions about common Halloween eating habits are deconstructed in this post. Is candy with nuts really better for you, are sugar-free treats really your best bet? Find out!

Ethical dilemma of Halloween habits
A USA Today columnist says that when we really ponder whether or not God would like us to do something, we tend to fall on the negative side. Should this influence our Halloween eating habits? Read more here.

Culture, not Costume
Students at Ohio University have launched a campaign against stereotypical Halloween costumes. Group president Sarah Williams tells CNN: "During Halloween, we see offensive costumes. We don't like it, we don't appreciate it. We wanted to do a campaign about it saying, 'Hey, think about this. It's offensive.'"

How to Scare a Liberal to Death
From H.W. Cocker III's post in the National Review Online, "Nothing offends liberals more than colonialism. It is, in their eyes, racism, sexism, and chauvinism all in one; it is the forcible imposition of Christianity and capitalism; it is the epitome of Western triumphalism

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