Congratulations to Mere-Orthodoxy on the newfound distinction of "Third-Smallest of the Large Mammals of the Truth Laid Bear Ecosystem!" For some reason, I don't think we'll get link buttons made with that on it.
For those of our non-blogger readers, the Ecosystem is the main blog-ranking page. The rankings are divided according to life-form. The highest ranked bloggers are "Higher Beings"--the lowest are "Insignificant Microbes."
Mere-O has been mired in the Maurading Marsupial range for some time now. Very recently, with your help, we've been raised up to #2276 in the ecosystem (scroll down to the very bottom), good enough for "Large Mammal" status. Only 2176 blogs prevent us from attaining coveted "Higher Being" status.
Of course, only 2 blogs separate us from returning to our lives as Maurading Marsupials. Here's to life as a Large Mammal, no matter how long it lasts!
Matthew Lee Anderson is an Associate Professor of Ethics and Theology in Baylor University's Honors College. He has a D.Phil. in Christian Ethics from Oxford University, and is a Perpetual Member of Biola University's Torrey Honors College. In 2005, he founded Mere Orthodoxy.