“For the scientist who has lived by faith in the power of his reason, the story ends like a bad dream” —Robert Jastrow, American NASA astronomer, physicist and cosmologist. “Around every circle another circle can be drawn, under every deep another deep opens” —Ralph Waldo Emerson “Ever learning but never able to come to a… Read More The Mystery That Dwarfs
Calls for six months pause in research and for regulation. CNN – Elon Musk warned in a new interview that artificial intelligence could lead to “civilization destruction,” even as he remains deeply involved in the growth of AI through his many companies, including a rumored new venture. Musk has repeatedly warned recently of the dangers of… Read More Elon Musk Interview With Tucker Carlson: Warns of Grave A.I. Dangers
Understanding the Epistemological Foundations of Scientific Totalitarianism. by Phillip D. Collins. Scientific totalitarianism is certainly not a new topic in the halls of political science and history. Given its bloody legacy of democide (i.e., state-sanctioned genocide, mass murder, and politicide) and its prolific spread throughout the world, scientific totalitarianism remains a preoccupying sociopolitical phenomenon of… Read More The Faustian Face of Modern Science
…. Human Compost Served to “Earth Mother Gaia”. Human remains can legally be used as compost from 2027 thanks to new California law aimed at tackling climate change “… AB 351 will provide an additional option for California residents that is more environmentally-friendly and gives them another choice for burial,’ Democratic Assembly member Cristina Garcia,… Read More Nothing Sacred
What is Order to the Spider is Chaos to the Fly. —Morticia Addams. The LORD presented our first parents with wondrous Creation, Being. The Enemy of souls however proposed a counter-reality. And our Maker allowed this test of the only real freedom there is. SH. Two presentations. The Thomistic Institute and the proposed “World Brain”… Read More The iPhone is Changing us …
“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.
Ireland’s John Waters writes, “As things stand, it appears that artificial intelligence, while capable of outperforming humans in certain tasks and reckonings, still requires human supervision. Being neither sentient nor self-aware, AI cannot reflect on its own processes. It gets things wrong, mainly due to insufficient, poor, or confusing inputs, albeit less so than before.… Read More Morality in the Age of Machines.
From Trojan Horse in the City of God,by Dietrich von Hildebrand. Note: what follows by Dietrich Von Hildebrand is lengthy but well worth a print-out and read — Editor. I MET TEILHARD DE CHARDIN in 1949 at a dinner arranged by Father Robert Gannon, S.J., then president of Fordham University. Previously, the noted scholars Father… Read More Teilhard de Chardin: False Prophet
“Jesus is a garlic-eating, stinking, little yellow, greasy fascist bastard, Catholic Spaniard.” —John Lennon, Spaniard in the Works, June 1965 Remaking the World. Dionysianism made flesh. I used to think The Beatles more or less existed alongside the 1960’s counterculture, more than they ever led it (they didn’t play at Woodstock after all). But the… Read More The Beatles and Where We Are.
Crisis MagazineOCTOBER 29, 2021David Larson I try my best to temper my tech-skeptic instincts, but despite these efforts, I can’t help but consider all the worst possibilities of the coming “Metaverse.” In fact, the more I read about it, the more I think Christians should start preparing for it now, before we, along with our… Read More Christians, Beware the Metaverse
Pope Francis names Jeffrey Sachs to Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences —Update, May 2023: Sachs on Ukraine War — See, too, facts about human population. The Population Research Institute — October ’22 Extraordinary intervention by Jeffrey Sachs at the Athens Democracy Forum. Jeffrey Sachs praises Chinese, accurately describes the US as “the most violent country in… Read More Jeffrey Sachs. Who he is ideologically and Why It Matters
“What is man, that thou art mindful of him: or the son of man, that thou visitest him? Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels: thou hast crowned him with glory and honour, and hast set him over the works of thy hands: Thou hast subjected all things under his feet”—Heb 2:5-7… Read More The Image of God Beyond Darwin’s Reductionist Myths
“Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.” –G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy English author & mystery novelist (1874 – 1936) Utopia literally means “nowhere’.… Read More Futurism and Accelerationism
[Note: Why the concern? a government agency implanting a microchip in a citizen may use disease tracking and treatment as a pretext also to track and farm human ‘animals’.] Daily Mail: “Pentagon scientists reveal a microchip that senses COVID-19 in your body BEFORE you show symptoms and a filter that extracts the virus from blood… Read More Antichristic Mischief