Don't particularly care for the title they gave it, but such is life. This one is a semi-sarcastic examination of the idea of 'The Age of Faith' as it applies to the modern age Sample: We’re not taught how to reason in school: we’re just presented with “right answers” and told to put those down. Science … Continue reading New Essay Up at the Federalist
Today's post is up at The Federalist. A sample: My experience is not unique. There are thousands of college graduates in my shoes today. In fact, I’m better off than most: thanks to my wonderful parents, I don’t have any student debt weighing me down. I was also fortunate that the school I went to included … Continue reading Confessions of an Unemployed College Graduate
I've always felt there was something...off about modern Catholicism. Something that made it seem timid and limp-wristed compared to how it had been in past ages. I'd read a lot of people who had agreed with me on that, and suggested various explanations, but none seemed quite to fit. Then I read this article by … Continue reading The Secret to what is Wrong with the Church Today
Mr. Kevin Williamson, writing for the National Review, gives a bluntly solid defense of San Francisco Archbishop Codileone here and here. To summarize, His Excellency is attempting to clarify the employment rules for Catholic schools in his archdiocese, letting it be known that a condition of employment in Catholic schools is that teachers have to affirm Catholic … Continue reading “What part of ‘Take up your cross’ Do They Not Understand?
I discovered this rather hilarious / idiotic article this morning. It so wonderfully encapsulates just how self-deluded our current culture, and especially the generation to which I, alas, am a part of, really is, especially with regards to issues of truth. The article is reproduced below in bold with my comments in italics. My name … Continue reading Adhering to Popular Opinion Does Not Make You an Independent Thinker