Saturday, March 16, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
CNA: On Lenten retreat, Pope Francis reflected on ‘Gaudium et spes’
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Anticipating the Coming of Troubles – Envisaging a Lifeboat Economy by Brian Davey
Despite brave protests, it’s becoming just another third-tier city on the Chinese coastline.
The author uses an opposition between "self ego" and "collective ego" (or individualism and collectivism) as a basis for talking about differences in values but what's important is that any British legacy for Hong Kong in terms of self-governance will be stamped out.
Ancient Faith Radio: Chastity, Purity, Integrity
What is still missing? A robust communitarianism that gives the principles necessary for community-formation and maintenance. That is a key to the ecclesial problem of the local Church, and the political problem of the state.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Unmasking the Administrative State: The Crisis of American Politics in the Twenty-First Century by John Marini
AmConMag: The Dawn of Big Government and the Administrative State By PAUL GOTTFRIED
New book correctly diagnoses how non-elected agencies are running the country, but falls short on how it got this way.
Erik Peterson’s Thought Erik Peterson and Carl Schmitt had met as early as 1919 but became better acquainted in 1924 when Peterson took a Church History and New Testament...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To ask why Christian students should bother reading Cicero when they have Saint Augustine is a little like asking why babies should bother learning to talk when they could be learning to sing.
Brand new research on sex-related brain differences measured 𝙞𝙣 𝙪𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙤. The last bastion of hope for blank slatism has now evaporated.— Colin Wright (@SwipeWright) March 11, 2019
"These observations confirm that sexual dimorphism in functional brain systems emerges during human gestation."https://t.co/5Kvp625qxe
Dialogue will not erase differences in first principles, of which identity is one -- hence Aquinas cannot be a solution to identity politics.
The Romanov family comes from an era that could be called the dawn of private photography. They left behind thousands of photographs taken by their own cameras ― revealing the intimate life of the family ruling a country on the verge of a revolution.
The Romanov children were assigned homework and graded on a scale from one to five. They studied foreign languages, maths, history, geography, arts, catechism and other subjects #Romanovs100 #SXSW #SXSWEDU pic.twitter.com/QBQjFw5nUh— Romanovs100 (@Romanovs100) March 4, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
AmConMag: Why True Conservatism Means Anarchy By ALEXANDER WILLIAM SALTER
For the sake of preserving liberty and tradition, conservatives should reject the state’s legitimacy.
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Putin Thanks Women for Taking Care of the Home and Staying Beautiful on Internatinal Women's Day
We must choose between a commitment to the unmeasurable things that bring us refinement and solace, such as beauty, or the destructive path of pure pragmatism and economics, which engender apathy and narcissism.