SEAN PENN AND TRICKY DICK

One film, two takes.

THE OLD (NORSE)MAN AND THE SEA: Yet more on the burning question of fish-eating among Greenlanders, from the indefatigable Matthew Yglesias.

TSUNAMIS AND THEODICY: How do people who believe in a loving God deal with this week’s disaster? Various intelligent folks wrestle with the issue.

THE APU APPROACH TO FOREIGN POLICY: Another take on democracies at war.

— Ross