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Liberal Myths Have Consequences CRISIS MAGAZINE - May 25, 2017 "Contemporary liberalism is less a political philosophy than a façade for undermining extant social and legal mores." ∼ John Safranek, The Myth of Liberalism , 2015. When I first looked into this insightful book of John Safranek titled The Myth of Liberalism , I was struck by the introductory sentence that he cited from Hegel's Philosophy of Right . It is indeed one of those short, pithy statements that tell us, in a few words, what the book ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/0EtmjTa6y-U/myths-have-consequences

St. Bede the Venerable, "The Father of English History" BIG C CATHOLICS - May 24, 2017 There is very little that we know about this medieval scholar and saint. What information we have comes from the very end of the work for which he is best known, the Ecclesiastical History of the English People. In its closing paragraphs he notes that, at the age of seven, his family gave him into the care of the Benedictine monastery at Jarrow, England, where he remained for virtually the rest of his life. There, with "great delight," he lived the life of one of the ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/st-bede-venerable-father-of-english.html

The Original Original Sin IVY ROSARY - May 16, 2017 http://ivyrosary.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-original-original-sin.html

Caught in the Web EDWARD FESER - May 1, 2017 http://edwardfeser.blogspot.com/2017/05/caught-in-web.html

Sandro Magister: "After Four Cardinals, Six Laymen Speak. Who Knows If the Pope May at Least Listen to Them" MUSINGS OF A PERTINACIOUS PAPIST - April 24, 2017 ... example the opposition of numerous theologians and entire episcopates to the encyclical of Paul VI "Humanae Vitae," which was downgraded to purely "ideal" and thereby made inoperative. And he showed how this deleterious "pastoral" logic has come back into vogue with "Amoris Laetitia," concerning indissoluble marriage and soon also concerning homosexual amours. Anna M. Silvas, an Australian of the Eastern rite, a scholar of the Fathers of the Church, and a professor at the University of New ...http://pblosser.blogspot.com/2017/04/sandro-magister-after-four-cardinals_24.html

How to Write Real Good 'OD'S BLOG! - April 18, 2017 ... translate this into English: it is language written deliberately to obscure meaning, which is a moral offense against language, and especially against teaching and learning, which it is designed to prevent. But the meaning is chilling: Knowledge is something you invent yourself to suit your own purposes. My philosophy is to teach nothing. I give them assignments, then sit and judge. But I do teach them to be "critical" of current themes—in other words, I mark them on ...http://odsblog.blogspot.com/2017/04/how-to-write-real-good.html

Does Contemporary Technology Discourage Thought? CRISIS MAGAZINE - April 3, 2017 ... that is accepted with little examination. In other words, since we are frequently convinced of technology's power, that it "works," this tends to make us neglect more fundamental questions. In particular, I am thinking of the question, "what is it?" The "what is it" question of contemporary technology in general, or related to some device more specifically, is not utilitarian and solely concerned with use. Rather, the question is more philosophical and, in this light, intrinsically tied to ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/WJorMOYEF_Y/contemporary-technology-discourage-thought

Goldman on Dreher's the Benedict Option EDWARD FESER - April 2, 2017 ... medieval philosophers like Aquinas, and was abandoned by nominalists like Ockham – an abandonment which prepared the ground for some of the aspects of modernity Dreher rightly deplores. (I've discussed the nature and consequences of this philosophical shift myself in several places, such as The Last Superstition .) Goldman's opening shots are directed against the realist claim that things have mind-independent essences or natures. Goldman writes: [This] "essence"… ...http://edwardfeser.blogspot.com/2017/04/goldman-on-drehers-benedict-option.html