The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

1 March 2004

Edifice complex

"If you build it, they will come." In Tulsa, says Bruce, they mostly build churches:

I do wonder about all the time and energy put into churches and how that effects the quality of life in Tulsa. I can't help but wonder what life here would be like if we put just some of that time and effort into schools and education.

Sounds like an argument for letting the churches run the schools, doesn't it? (Well, maybe not.)

It seems terribly inefficient that we have all these churches for different denominations. They get used for a couple of hours each week th