Month: 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 …

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 …

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 …

"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

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

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:

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 …

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), …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …