So ever since First Things posted the May issue online and the commenters (commentators?) got busy, David Bentley Hart’s uproarious takedown of Ayn Rand has led in the generation-of-comments category. For days on end I despaired of my article ” Religion, Reason, and Same-Sex Marriage ” ever catching up. Every now and then I’d browse over to the magazine’s site, notice how much discussion my article was prompting, and then see the numbers under Hart’s piece and say to myself, “Dang it, the future of marriage is a whole lot more important than whether anyone pays attention to the adolescent fantasies of the last century’s most oversold writer.”
Then what do you know, over the weekend my gang pulled ahead, now with a smart 22-point lead, 167 comments to 145. Way to go, people!
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