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The Decision is Void

Just so that we are all clear with respect to the SCOTUS ruling yesterday: the decision is contrary to reason, contrary to the laws of men throughout history, and contrary to the law of God. Consequently the decision is entirely

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Posted in America, Charity, Creation, Justice, Natural Law, Veritatis Splendor, Western Civilization

Aristotle, De Anima, and Aquinas

Alliteration always amuses me a lot. Sorry about that. I’ve got it out of my system now. I have written about St. Thomas’ commentary on De Anima before. I am going to do it again. Seriously: if you have any

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Posted in Aquinas - Philosophy, Aristotle, Books

Ideas have consequences

Where do our human rights come from? According to the Declaration of Independence, We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these

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Posted in America, Rerum Novarum, Veritatis Splendor, Western Civilization

Your own garden matters

No, this is not about horticulture. In my last post I wrote about the importance of blooming where you’re planted. Today I hope to expand upon that theme a bit. The Author wrote: Yet it is not our part to

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Posted in Charity, Creation, Etc, Humility

Bloom where you are planted

Quoth The Author: It is best to love first what you are fitted to love, I suppose; you must start somewhere and have some roots. We Westerners are restless people. We move around (literally and figuratively) more than is probably

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Posted in Ascent of Mt Carmel, Books, Charity, Western Civilization

He lived long and prospered

Rest in Peace, Mr. Nimoy.

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Posted in Etc

Destination Unknown

There are some things that it is better to begin than to refuse, even though the end may be dark. (Tolkien) Sometimes we face difficulties or duties whose outcome we dread. I know what I should do, or even sometimes

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Posted in Books, Faith, Veritatis Splendor

Small town living

A heartfelt THANK YOU to the gentleman with the snowplow who helped me clear my driveway this afternoon, so that our two cars could get out! Now that’s the sort of thing that doesn’t happen (much, if at all) in

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New Mother Nature

I type this on a new Chromebook. I have had splendid success over the years with destroying more expensive computers, so I opted for something less costly and yet completely external to the Microsoft ecosystem (which I do not like).

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Very Underrated

In my opinion this is a terribly underrated movie. The problem, I think, is that Hollywood does not know how to market M. Night’s movies. He had massive success with The Sixth Sense and so everything he did was sold

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