Monthly Archives: July 2018

Tuesday

More Miscellaneous Rambling Great idea: “Justice also requires that all of those in Church leadership who knew of the former cardinal’s alleged crimes and sexual misconduct and did nothing be held accountable for their refusal to act thereby enabling others … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Shew. It’s been a whirlwind of activity since returning from Alpena. Mostly, garden stuff, but also work and family. Michael (#4) returned from a two-week mission trip to Mexico City, where he visited Our Lady of Guadalupe daily … Continue reading

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Saturday

Alpena boardwalk, morning 7-26-2018 pic.twitter.com/KbIXIVoenf — The Daily Eudemon (@TheDailyEudemon) July 26, 2018 I took my annual pilgrimage to Alpena, Michigan, returning Thursday evening. Alpena is a neat little city on the shores of northern Lake Huron. The picture above … Continue reading

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"I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said." – William F. Buckley Jr. pic.twitter.com/p9xCN6JSZs — Catholic Thinker (@ThinkerCatholic) July 27, 2018 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Ah, yes, that would be a great channel: A 24-hour Fast Food Brawl channel would probably stop me from cable cuttinghttps://t.co/vCGIFL4f2T — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) July 26, 2018 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

I returned from vacation last night, greeted to news of a GDP blow-out and threatened bombings of Iran. For today, just this throwback to the Iranian hostage crisis: Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Thursday

In his modern classic, The New Science of Politics, Eric Voegelin wrote about the tendency of modern political movements to throw the highest human efforts behind earthly progress and noted that the result is a sacrifice of the human spirit … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Black magic is similar to selling one’s soul, a magical practice colorfully passed down through the centuries in the Faust legends and literature. Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593), Johann Goethe (1749-1832), and Thomas Mann (1875-1955) all told the Faust story. The stories, … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Black magic is substantively no different than ordinary magic. Both types of magicians are making a choice for earthly goods (power) and are willing to solicit/manipulate the supernatural to obtain the fruits of their choice. The black magician is set … Continue reading

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Monday

Although the term “magic” has been defined differently, it is perhaps best defined as the practice of deliberately soliciting or directing the supernatural for purposes of obtaining power over the natural. “Supernatural” refers to a spiritual agent which can, or … Continue reading

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Friday

Brews You Can Use The feel good drink story of the year: “This autumn, 61-year-old Shunsuke Takagi will launch his unique project, calling on welfare centers engaging in organic farming and using ingredients like barley and hops cultivated by those … Continue reading

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Thursday

Conservatives have never been able to agree on a definition of conservatism. The historian of modern conservatism, George Nash, concluded that it is “misdirected” to try to formulate a definition of conservatism: “I doubt that there is a single, satisfactory, … Continue reading

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