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Let's Murder the Non-Negotiables!
Every time someone says "non-negotiable moral issues" in the context of a...
Catholic Hospital Claims Fetus is not a Person!
The Huffington Post asked me to join them in a discussion about...
Happy 40th Anniversary, Baby
In an attempt to prove to the world that theirs is an...
The disgrace of papal blessing for Ugandan homophobia
Jill Filipovic, in her remarkable piece "The disgrace of papal blessing for...
In Which The Guttmacher Institute Continues to be...
One of the more exciting hobbies of The Guttmacher Institute -- besides...
Catholics For Choice Whine To The Huffington Post:...
Jon O'Brien, el Presidento of that fantastic institution known as "Catholics For...
I wrote this post for the wonderful Anglicans over at The Hipster...
Why This Catholic Girl Is Praying For a...
...in which I begin appreciating the second part of Pesoli's article for...
5 Things People Think Make Them Hardcore (And...
For the Jews, the pentagram symbolized truth. For Medieval Christians, the pentagram...
So You Still Think Homosexuality Is Sinful?
So there's a fantastic graphic being peddled around Facebook that's making me...
In Defense of Things
There's an adrenaline surge available to the essayist (a "bum under the...
How to suck at your religion
Oh dear. Matthew Inman of the marvelous web-comic, The Oatmeal, seems to have...
Catholics For Choice
You guys crack me up. You're clearly putting a crap-ton of money...
Dear Planned Parenthood...
...stop killing girls. Why? Well I can't believe I have to say...
I wrote this as a guest post for The Art of Manliness,...
Planned Parenthood's 40 Days of Prayer
True to their aging, crippled form, Planned Parenthood has left me speechless....
3 Failed Attempts to Troll the Catholic Church
I got my forehead ashed, pulled out my self-flagellation whips, gave up...
Is Contraception a Right?
Let's get something clear as swiftly as possible: I'll be referring to...
Nancy Pelosi Claims Your Support
At last Wednesday’s White House press briefing, a CNS reporter asked Nancy...
Our Culture Sucks
Our sexually-liberated culture is a joke. That is to say, it is...
Why Contraception is a Bad Idea #2 --...
The use of artificial contraception is clearly prohibited in Scripture. Of course,...
Why Contraception Is a Bad Idea #1 --...
After the drama of our last post, I believe I owe all...
An Open Letter to President Barack Obama Concerning...
The Obama administration has just told the Catholics of the United States,...
Media Stupidity at The March For Life
Dear New York Times, What the hell is wrong with you? Did...
In Defense of the Unmiraculous
There is a fear that causes Christian legs to tremble, a fear...
Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus --...
It's worth beginning with this: I agree with this guy on a...
How Descartes Ruined Sex
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How To Win an Argument With a Catholic
In the delightfully crunchy world of debate, it seems apparent to me...
Everyone Should Know About This...
Like, Relativism, You Know?
Our language is wedded to our culture, in sickness or in health,...
Stop Saying "I Feel Like"
So I had planned to talk about the forces in the world...
Pictures of Naked Women!
Are not here, you dumbass. You get Hillaire Belloc instead, just for...
Part of what's great about being Catholic is that it makes things...
(Modern) Feminists Are Stupid
So there I was, sipping on Nyquil, when it was brought to...
How Not To Reach Kids
As a teenager often evangelized to, I would like to point out...
An Amateur Opposition of a Female Priesthood
In which an email conversation between Catie Beardmore - a Catholic University...
An Amateur Opposition of a Female Priesthood II
In which Caitie Beardmore and I continue our brilliant discussion, and become...
Abortion Won't Die...
...unless artificial contraception dies with it. (As you may know, I'm being...
5 Reasons Contraceptives Suck
...and an alternative to said suckage. 1. Risk Compensation Did you know...
How To Report On the Catholic Church
Now between the Pope not approving the use of condoms, the Bishops...
Y'all Suck At Sinning
It was the common belief 40 years ago, and still for some...
5 Reasons The Pill Sucks
C'mon maaan, you've already made your big 5 Reasons Contraceptives Suck post!...
Guest Post: A Sexual Revolution
(Got this from a wonderful woman over email, who prefers to remain...
Contraception Uber Alles!
I received this message from a friend last night. I'd been following...
Towards a New Argument Against Pornography
Call me morally optimistic, but I think that most people have a...
How to Act Like a Christian
In his work On the Eternal in Man, the philosopher Max Scheler...
Why Millennials Want to Change the World
The older, business generation criticizes my generation for a vague, object-less idealism....
The Communist That Lives With Me Responds: "Your...
Since this discussion of identity politics began in dialogue with the Leftists,...
Identity Politics: Our Appetite For Destruction
Where does the genuine capacity for revolution come from? What wood fuels...
Identity Politics: The New Polytheism
In the perfectly penned article “Safety Pins and Swastikas,” picked up by...
What Photography Does to Unborn Children
You cannot take a picture of a general “mother” or “child.” You...
Towards a Pro-life Iconoclasm
Every image is a selection, and every selection hides. In the case...
Gender Identity is for Everyone, Part II
The trans/non-binary movements cannot simply be working for the extension of civil...
Gender Identity is for Everyone
Transgenderism, postgenderism and any other non-binary systems of understanding gender tend to...
How to Ethnically Spice Your Bland Ideology
A few years ago I found out that the pro-choice group, Catholics...
What Will Save You
The idea that our love can be bad makes us uncomfortable. Sure, we'll enjoy a leering...
Christian Voting in a Time Near the Apocalypse
The worst part about Trump is that, by being so obviously an...
The Illiberal Bathroom Experience
There are those who would argue, with some justification, that LGBTQA movement...
How to Know That You Are Beautiful
You cannot see your face. You can look into a mirror, but...
Onward, Affectionate Scientist!
Whenever I have the grace and good fortune to call a woman...
Curb Your Patriotism
Over at Those Catholic Men, I write: Budweiser beer cans are called...
The Weekly Pulp and Platter
Start a tradition with me. Every week I'd like to recommend a...
Making Bombs Out Of Friends
I wrote a piece arguing against the use of "real-life stories" as...
How To Get Your Human To Drop Morality
Dear Rothoof, I see from your admission form that you have a...
How Benedict XVI Predicted Brexit
The idea of Europe has fallen into a strange twilight today...Boundaries appear...
The Difference Between a Narrative and an Argument...
Warning: This post is Part 2 of this post. ISIS have busied...
The Difference Between a Narrative and an Argument
There's something fishy about The Way We Talk About Right and Wrong....
How to Become a Cliche
Peace can show itself in a trillion ways, like beekeeping or re-reading...
On Good Guilt and Bad Guilt
Dear Rothoof, I see you’ve been reassigned to another human. Officially speaking,...
You may be wondering why I am writing this from the floor,...
The Radical Reverse Engineering of Pope Francis
"Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun. It shines...
The Joy of Love
You ever get that thing where you're asked to review Pope Francis'...
Virtual Reality Sucks
NSFW The Internet is weird. It is home, not just to the...
I experienced something and that something was nothing
I'm not trying to be butt about other people's near-death experiences. When...
The Case for Complicating Sex
My generation’s sitcoms still refer to sex as a fun, healthy, and...
The Humor of Salvation
The Catholic Church is criticized for sneaking an attitude of "merit" into...
Can a Catholic Feel the Bern?
The question I've been asking myself, watching the 2-year, extra-masturbatory edition of...
How Paul Simon Reminded Me That Hey, Jesus...
I have the misfortune of trying to love philosophy and God at...
A Brief Aside On the Broadness of the...
Look, gosh-heckity-darnit, I get the critique: Christianity, by introducing the fear of...
That Good Ol', Life-Affirming, Self-Inflicted Violence
I’ve found that, for all the glories of the Church, there are...
Lent in the Age of the Smartphone
I have been listening to NPR segments on the coming revolution in...
Faking It in the Age of Identity
In his article, "The Year We Obsessed About Identity", Wesley Morris predicted...
Why The Saints Speak of Sex
In his essay, “The Church Effeminate,” the late John W. Robbins (who...
Those Horribly Sappy Saints
Belief in the Saints, properly understood, is a shocked assent to the...
Catholicity and Cultural Appropriation
There is no worse cultural appropriator than the Catholic. It’s as if...
How to Speak About Hell
The logic of the Inferno has always seemed simple enough. It arrives...
Who Said It About Sexuality, Slavoj Žižek or...
You might think your Catholic mother has nothing in common with the...
Language of Love, Language of Rights
For all the warm feelings that squelch up into consciousness whenever we...
Please: Don't Respect My Beliefs
Respect for other beliefs, tolerance of other religions, acceptance of other cultures...
The Other Benedict Option
When I first heard the term "Benedict Option" I thought it referred...
Making Worship Hip
Americana Christianity is all a-flutter about losing numbers -- or something --...
Why "Getting Along" Isn't Working
These violent, extremist, and racist days need to try the discussion of...
ISIS, Liberal Democracy, and the Holy Catholic Church:...
We strike a man's face when we can no longer strike his...
"The desire for God is written in the human heart" (CCC 27)...
Cocaine/Communion: The Holy Contradictions of David Ramirez
David Ramirez is too sharp a songwriter to serve as a mere...
The Supreme Validity of the Church Lady
I know that the old ladies forever praying rosaries at the back...
On theism without religion and atheism with it
"Religion" is typically considered as a "belief system" or a "structure of...
Benedict-hearts in the Age of Francis
There's nothing worse than theology. Its affirmations frighten me -- I avoid...
My Spot on The Vortex
I was featured on Michael Voris' The Vortex yesterday. I'm on at...
An Idiotic Hierarchy
I needed to make restitution for my sins. So I exposed my...
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