John Gerassi, author of Jean-Paul Sartre: Hated Conscience of His Century, writes, “Sartre thought that my spontaneity in politics meant that, like a woman, first I reacted, then I acted, and only then did I try to justify. To most readers trained by bourgeois rationalizers to “think before you act,” what I’ve just said will… Read More Sartre: “Throw It In His Face!”
An Apparent Death Cult Disguised as a Human Rights Campaign for Women. The Biden administration plans to broaden access to abortion medication, including pills. Abortion will be a major issue in mid-term elections and in 2024. “Health Secretary Xavier Becerra promised to “leave no stone unturned” on abortion care. The federal government will make abortion… Read More Biden’s Personal Search and Destroy Mission
“In the summer and fall of 2021, Prof. Mattias Desmet appeared widely on the internet and in print as he discussed his theory of “mass formation,” or “mass formation psychosis” as it is sometimes called, especially in regard to the government reaction (and overreaction) to the Covid pandemic. Most interesting to Desmet was how many… Read More The Psychology of Totalitarianism.
— As witness, “In Roe v. Wade Comments, Biden Rows Without Both Oars in the Water, Wades Into Error” (National Catholic Register) — Cardinal Robert Sarah: Warning to Europe
Yuan Yi Zhu is a Senior Research Fellow at Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project and a researcher based at Nuffield College, Oxford. Since last year, Canadian law, in all its majesty, has allowed both the rich as well as the poor to kill themselves if they are too poor to continue living with dignity. In… Read More Why is Canada euthanising the poor?
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches, “Being in the image of God the human individual possesses the dignity of a person, who is not just something, but someone. He is capable of self-knowledge, of self-possession and of freely giving himself and entering into communion with other persons. And he is called by grace to… Read More The Image of God in Our Turning Techno-logical Moment
Jackson says she cannot define what a woman is at confirmation hearing. Suggests the science is unclear. Embryonic Democracy: “Pilate, wishing to please the crowd, released for them Barabbas; and having scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.” — Mark 15:15. And so a New World is coming into view, “After decades of debate… Read More Supreme Ct. Nominee Jackson Cannot Define What a Woman is
The Christian and Woke understandings of “Equality” could scarcely be more different. But tell that to the naive and sentimental…or to the cynical. Friedrich Nietzsche, we know too well, was hardly a Christian, but the “secret ambitions” in words of “justice” preached by the Woke could hardly be hid from one so brilliant and shrewd… Read More Nietzsche’s Parable of the Tarantula
“The new totalitarianism presents itself as the liberator of humanity.” Is it any wonder Benedict was considered out of step and belonging to the ‘yesterday’ of the Church and history? Benedict XVI: “The true threat for the Church, and thus for the Petrine service… comes … from the universal dictatorship of apparently humanistic ideologies. Anyone… Read More Benedict XVI on “The True Threat For the Church”
“misguided anthropocentrism” Whose “New World Order”? “In what Romano Guardini calls the technocratic paradigm, Francis offers a unifying account of many kinds of insensibility: financiers ignoring the real human lives that lie at the bottom of complex mortgage refinancing schemes, corporate behemoths trashing forests in poor countries in the quest for profit, shareholders driving down… Read More Austen Ivereigh on Pope Francis and the ‘Technocratic Paradigm’