Why did Ross Douthat and Rod Dreher Get Sick?

The Limits of Modern Medicine In Douthat’s case: Back to the land? Ross Gregory Douthat (born 1979) is an American political analyst, blogger, author and New York Times columnist. He was a senior editor of The Atlantic. He has written on a variety of topics, including the state of Christianity in America and “sustainable decadence” in contemporary society. Raymond Oliver… Read More Why did Ross Douthat and Rod Dreher Get Sick?

Reason and The Law of Non-Contradiction.

” a thing cannot be and not be at the same time”— St. Thomas (Summa Contra Gentiles, Book 1, chap. 84) “…reason’s first principle is the principle of contradiction. He who denies this principle affirms a self-destructive sentence. To deny this principle is to annihilate language, is to destroy all substance, all distinction between things, all… Read More Reason and The Law of Non-Contradiction.

Jeffrey Sachs. Who he is ideologically and Why It Matters

Pope Francis names Jeffrey Sachs to Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences — See, too, facts about human population the Population Research Institute CNA: Jeffrey Sachs an advocate for contraception and ‘reproductive justice’ Courtney MaresCatholic News Agency Vatican City, Nov 19, 2020 / 13:50 pm The Economy of Francesco summit kicked off Thursday with economist Jeffrey… Read More Jeffrey Sachs. Who he is ideologically and Why It Matters

2021. Synod on Synodality, Oct. 2021. Opening Mass in San Bernardino.

October 17. The way it is. Actual Streaming beginning around 9:35 min. Photo above. Michael Madrigal, a lay minister in the Diocese of San Bernardino, recites the “Native American Prayer to the Four Directions” at the beginning of the diocese’s opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality, Oct. 17, 2021 at Holy Angels Church in… Read More 2021. Synod on Synodality, Oct. 2021. Opening Mass in San Bernardino.

Whose ‘Reality’?

Timothy P. Fortin, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophical Theology, earned an M.A. in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and an M.S. in Clinical Psychology from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Arlington, VA. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, Italy. His doctoral… Read More Whose ‘Reality’?

Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind by Tony Esolen

Chilling, Lovely and Important Reviewed at Amazon by Author Richard Schwartz. Prof of English and served as Dean of Arts & Science (1998-2006) at the U of Missouri-Columbia. Anthony Esolen’s new book, SEX AND THE UNREAL CITY, taps into Augustine’s notion of the city of God but utilizes more of a Chestertonian voice. As such… Read More Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind by Tony Esolen

C.S. Lewis on the Dangers of Scientism. Documentary.

“C.S. Lewis was a prophetic critic of the growing power of scientism in modern society, the misguided effort to apply science to areas outside its proper bounds. In this wide-ranging book of essays, contemporary writers probe Lewis’s warnings about the dehumanizing impact of scientism on ethics, politics, faith, reason, and science itself. Issues explored include… Read More C.S. Lewis on the Dangers of Scientism. Documentary.