Saturday, March 15, 2014

State vs. Clan

Mark S. Weiner, The Paradox of Modern Individualism
Daniel McCarthy, The Paradox of Rule
The Clan vs. Modern, State-Dependent "Individualism"


Saw The Wind Rises this morning, not dubbed but subbed. The story was a bit sad, but not in the way I might have expected. I think it does a good job of handling the controversy behind Jiro Horikoshi, though the cynic may question if he overly-romanticizes his life story. It is definitely an illustration of Miyazaki's love of airplines and flying.


Hayao Miyazaki in Conversation with Roland Kelts

1982 obit in NYT

A feminist can't help but complain.

Doing Paleo in Korea


Friday, March 14, 2014

Marié Digby, "Empire"

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Wayfaring Strangers

"VFFs Go Natural" - Hemp

Outside: Vibram FiveFingers CVT Hemp
Not your average minimalist trail shoe.

Peak Oil Links

Peak Oil Is Not a Myth
Reasons for Our Energy Predicament: An Overview

Peak Prosperity: Richard Heinberg: The Oil 'Revolution' Story Is Dead Wrong by Adam Taggart
The data tell a vastly different tale than the media


James Howard Kunstler

Larry Vickers on YT

His channel.

An Explanation of Icons

Pravmir: Icons are Much More than Art in Orthodoxy by Fr. Barnabas Powell

TEDx Manhattan

"Never Give Up" - The Women Who Still Want to Have It All

The Del McCoury Band on Mountain Stage Radio Show


Waiting to See if There Will Be Any Special Dignitaries and Visiting Prelates

Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts (Metropolitan Hilarion)

The 20th anniversary of the Glorification of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco is July 2.

In the Footsteps of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco By Ekaterina Stepanova

House Concert with Troy MacGillivray, Rose Clancy, and Janine Randall

Because He's Got Nothing Better to Do

Paleo f(x) Highlights

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Putting the Little Man (or Woman) Down?

Bay Area Panel Discussion

Soy Sauce Alternative

Taking Their Cue from Secular Liberal Modernity

Again, you can say that this, like "Catholic feminism" is an attempt to take something questionable and purify it for God, but what if the basic assumptions behind feminism and "International Woman's Day" are incorrect?

South Korean Cardinal Thanks Pope Francis for Planned Visit

Update on the Frescoes at St. Seraphim of Sarov

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Ven. Alvaro del Portillo

CWR: Ven. Alvaro del Portillo, Faithful Steward and Spiritual Father by Rev. Juan R. Vélez
Today marks the centenary of the birth of St. Josemaría Escriva’s devoted successor, who is slated for beatification later this year.

The Pluralist Commonwealth

Delta Force Tryouts

Monday, March 10, 2014

Pope Francis to Visit South Korea

Score One for the Little Guy

24 Teaser



Dominicans sing Irish: The Parting Glass

Sunday, March 09, 2014

The Swiss Study (2000)

on church attendance by parents and the impact on children's religious observance

Link at "The Importance of Fathers"
Breaking Christian News
Fathers by Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi *

Kidnapped Nuns Freed

Prvamir and RT

A New Anthology of Essays by Paul Craig Roberts

How America Was Lost: From 9/11 to the Police/Warfare State

Wow! Spend the Day with Joel Salatin in Cupertino!

Real food revolution in the middle of Silicon Valley?

Techies and the like can afford the tickets. How many Asians (Chinese and Indians) will be there?
Peak Prosperity: Are You Crazy To Continue Believing In Collapse?

Little Forest