Samson may be the most disappointing of all Bible heroes, but don't blame his parents. They did everything right.
Jullien, a famous conductor of the nineteenth century, was born in 1812. His father, a local conductor, named him for every member of his orchestra. No wonder he became a musician. With 36 Christian names, no wonder his fame rests as much on his eccentricities as on his musical accomplishments.
Convenience can be expensive--if not in money, then in health or environmental consequences. What conveniences can we really afford?