The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.

posts by Josiah Sleppy



October 2012

A CEO and a Priest Walk into a Bar

by Josiah Sleppy, on Cedarville, Capitalism, October 2012

It is almost an axiom now that we will be met by advertising wherever we go. A trip to the mall, driving on the highway, watching television, and surfing the web all host their respective advertisements, ready to spin clever slogans and brand you a loyal customer of your favorite manufacturer. We adapt to this constant barrage of competing marketers. Some may balk at the consumeristic habits of our culture…