Every now and then, I lose track of SNV, while my mind is elsewhere. The past two months or so have qualified, as you may be able to tell by the heavy video content posted (or lack of postings altogether). I hope to be moving again this week. Stay tuned…
“When we reflect, ruminate, reminisce, muse and imagine, generally we revert to the visual mode. But in order to perform the brain’s highest function, abstract thinking, we abandon the use of images and are able to carry on without resorting to them. It is with great precision that we call this type of thinking, “abstract.”…Details
A God who did not abolish suffering–worse, a God who abolished sin precisely by suffering–is a scandal to the modern mind.
– Peter Kreeft
The state is the coldest of all monsters.
“……I don’t think the important thing is to be certain about answers nearly as much as being serious about the questions. When we hold spiritual questions, we meet and reckon with our contradictions, with our own dilemmas; and we invariably arrive at a turning point where we either evade God or meet God. Mere answers…Details
+ A half-man (or, rather, half-person) is not someone who does not have an opinion, just someone who does not take risks for it. My greatest lesson in courage came from my father — as a child, I had admired him before for his erudition, but was not overly fazed since erudition on its own…Details