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by | May 5, 2019

Social standards of our day are changing with great rapidity and are enforced with a zeal that would impress Senator Joe McCarthy. So, in the spirit of the modern, I thought it would be interesting to judge some of history’s…

by | Apr 28, 2019

The language we choose tells others a great deal about us. For example, my wife jokes that I’m one of the few living speakers of American English who visibly suffers real pain when he accidentally dangles a preposition, or says,…

by | Apr 14, 2019

Father Wilson D. (“Bill”) Miscamble has authored a 400-page biography, American Priest: The Ambitious Life And Conflicted Legacy of Notre Dame’s Father Ted Hesburgh. Catholic Hesburgh, born in 1917 a few days apart from Catholic John F. Kennedy, had the…

by | Apr 7, 2019

People hoping to become the Democrat nominee for president in 2020 have recently floated suggestions for dismantling both the Electoral College and the Supreme Court as we know it. These ideas are in addition to the urgency with which many…

by | Mar 31, 2019

Have you ever witnessed a miracle? Have you met a person who experienced one? Sure, I’ve experienced things that seem like they might have a supernatural component. Many to most of us probably have, at least at some point in…

by | Mar 24, 2019

Five years ago Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, won an enormous election victory. Some compared the new prime minister to Ronald Reagan. However, Modi’s economic policy turned into a bust, more statist intervention than market remedies. Even worse…

by | Mar 17, 2019

The philosopher Jacques Maritain called Marxism a Christian heresy (full disclosure: I haven’t read Maritain — I found it in a web search). That wasn’t an Olympian leap of logic — you cut the spiritual stuff out of Christ’s teachings…

by | Mar 10, 2019

The Lenten season is upon us; time to guide our souls towards the celebration of Easter. Many will fast. Some will pursue devotional study. Myself, I offer to you a humble sort alms by sharing a forgotten (if ever even…

by | May 11, 2018

Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker has been labeled one of the world’s most important intellectuals, winning awards from the National Academy of Sciences, the American Psychological Association, the Royal Institution, and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society — and he’s the planet’s leading…

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