Friday, March 18, 2011

Aggies Win The Tournament!!!

No, not that tournament...but a fictional one that Matt Swaim created. Let us just hope that the real tournament ends up like this one:
It’s often said that politics and religion are the two things that one shouldn’t discuss in polite company; which is why I tend to get excited when the annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament rolls around, because it at least provides impolite company wherein I can talk smack about the latter. This ain’t Westphalia, baby.

Hence, for the fourth year in a row, we offer you Bracketology: Magisterial Fidelity Edition, a method of bracket-picking that produces mild amusement and pretty much no success. Here are the traditional criteria:

1. In games between religious schools and nonreligious schools, the religious school is picked.

2. In games between Christian schools and schools with other religious affiliations, the Christian school is picked.

3. In games between Catholic schools and protestant schools, the Catholic school is picked.

4. In games between Catholic schools, the one with the highest degree of fidelity to the Magisterium is picked.

Of course, when it comes down to it, I usually follow these criteria about as closely as some of these schools follow the Magisterium, so cut me some slack. Here are just a few of my predictions:
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In other fun news, my book got a nice review in the National Catholic Register.

1 comment:

Katy said...

Ha! This is too funny! I actually did this last year.