My high school math teacher lost his daughter to suicide last week, and an amazing celebration of her life occurred last Thursday. I post the following, a Homily by the priest and eulogy from Mairead’s sister, not only for reflection, but so I don’t lose it. What wonderful things we can do with our words…Details
An excerpt from AmericanThinker: How did we get into such a sociopolitical morass? The signs of a culture in precipitous and perhaps terminal disarray proliferate everywhere, in the corrupt and partisan media, in an entertainment industry that has devoted itself to the production of unadulterated trash, and in an academy that has sold its soul…Details
Your lecture this week is a usual around here – Tom Woods, on what the drug war is and how it is corruption incarnate. Enjoy.
Nullification is the only practical solution to the federal government’s encroachments on liberty. Voting isn’t enough!
+ Robert McDermott, in his chapter “The Need for Physical and Spiritual Dialogue: Reflections on Ken Wilber’s Sex, Ecology, Spirituality” raises the issue of whether polemical discourse is ever appropriate for academic and especially spiritual dialogue . He ends up rather strongly condemning polemic, his major point being that it isn’t spiritual. But…Details
ZZ Ward – Put the Gun Down
Without commentary: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today we are living in a world which is growing ever “smaller” and where, as a result, it would seem to be easier for all of us to be neighbours. Developments in travel and communications technology are bringing us closer together and making us more connected, even as globalization…Details
In the Western mindset, the last acceptable prejudice is against the Catholic Church. Not only in the mundane American, I find quite commonly that even those with relatively unconventional thought on terms of economics, politics, philosophy, et cetera, can be found to hold very vicious and incorrect notions about the Catholic Church – blanket beliefs…Details