Articles on Culture and Politics
“A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern. But what is the best that we can offer to those who govern? Prayer!” Pope Francis
UFOs – Another Theory
In an interesting article here at The Stream Timothy Furnish ponders the mystery of unidentified flying objects or “unidentified aerial phenomena” (UAPs) He comes up with seven possible identities: They are super sophisticated secret [...]
Life is Patriarchal — Get Over It.
One of the targets for the woke crowd is patriarchy. That is to say, “Dad=Bad.” When this is translated into petty arguments and politicized protests the anti-patriarchy movement comes across as a gigantic hissy [...]
Progress, Providence and Paranoia
When we lived in England I started and ran a business training/personal development company. We did work in prisons and schools as well as in management training. As part of the training we would [...]
The Pope of Princes and Paupers
One of the most astounding aspects of the modern papacy is its increasingly universal appeal. As part of his regular round of duties the pope welcomes everyone. He greets prisoners and prime ministers, prostitutes [...]
Paradise and Paranoia
Two quirks haunt human nature. They are connected in a sick symbiosis, feeding off each other like the proverbial snakes gorging in mutual cannibalism. One quirk is the desire for paradise. The second is [...]
Conversion or Conquest?
Radical Islamists seem intent on conquest. It has always been so. From the beginning and down the ages, radical jihadists have attempted to convert people to their religion by force. “”Convert” they cry “or [...]