If scientific conclusions are true and Catholicism is true, they must eventually meet up and can’t oppose one another (this was the debate Aquinas won against Siger de Brabant).…

I suppose the two actions, collecting and hoarding, aren’t terribly different. Both cost a lot of money. Both provide a scant monetary return. Both will get tossed into the dumpster when I die. Both…

Every inch of me resists the doom-and-gloomers. I think it’s because I get the sense that this syllogism drives them: doomers are serious. Serious people should rule. Therefore, doomers should rule.…

Ah, Labor Day weekend. The most melancholy holiday weekend of the year. Another summer and its promises and excitements close. You’re poignantly conscious that another year of your life has done the…

Take a Walk

Walking stimulates the brain. Here’s a possible explanation of why. …

“All the elements for a booming gay subculture were there. Aragorn and the Rangers congregating at the Prancing Pony? Come on. That’s just one step removed from The Other Guys’ Dirty Mike and th…

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“Tolkien’s last battle scene promotes aggression against people of color,” said Bonnie Mace, a YouTube spokesperson. “That’s why recent video adaptations of ‘The Scourging of the Shire’ …

The Weekly Eccentric

The Religion of Scientism and Slavs Point 15 in Zuby’s “20 Things I Learned or Had Confirmed from the Pandemic” would’ve greatly appealed to August Comte, who hoped that science would become a…