Journalist Ruefully Ponders the Fate of Yet Another Endangered Species Once modern culture has nearly stamped out all but the most tepid expressions of Christian belief, it can afford to magnanimously wonder if the passage from the scene of this strange and dangerous breed is altogether a good thing. Perhaps, like the smallpox virus, a [Read More...]

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The Ticking Testosterone Bomb in China Stories like this remind us of the wonders that the Chinese One Child Policy will soon unleash on the world as a generation of young men with absolutely no hope of finding a mate (since they were all killed) seek for creative ways to express all that pent up [Read More...]

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Hey don’t blame us… …blame your murderous co-religionists that make such searches and privacy necessary. Deal with it. [Read more...]

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So far my reader can’t be jailed by Tolerance Gestapo for expressing this opinion Last Sunday, a gentleman with a petition approached my neighbor and me stating: “Cincinnati has a portion of its charter that says you can fire someone or deny them housing simply because they’re gay. Do you think that’s fair?” He was [Read More...]

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A thoughtful letter from a friend who fills me with hope for the Church I just had a conversation with a Franciscan priest at my parish yesterday – one that left me with a bad aftertaste. We were talking about social justice issues, which he’s going to be teaching a class on this fall, and [Read More...]

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My Latest on Catholic Exchange [Read more...]

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Now Hear This! Part of functioning in cyberspace is that a certain percentage of stuff people put in your comments is bound to be kooky. I have some people with a kooky notion that monarchy is The Way to Go. Fine. Harmless enough. I have some folks reading my blog who think “Say! She’s got [Read More...]

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A reader sends along this link and this reminiscence: I grew up in Colby Kansas when I was a kid. It truly is flatter than flat. In Northwest Kansas there is very little precipitation and there are no trees except where they have been planted – maybe along a creek bed (if you can find [Read More...]

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Mary’s Remnant: Helping to Sort Wheat from Chaff on the Web Just one little antidote to the Any Idiot With a Keyboad reality that is the Web. [Read more...]

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Just enough of me …way too much of you. [Read more...]

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Just enough of me …way too much of you. [Read more...]

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Drive vs. Drive So many of our elites seem to think that the mere fact someone feels an impulse to do something is itself justification for doing it. It’s easy to see why randy males would like this Ethos for High School Sophomores. However, when you apply it to other natural drives (say, the impulse [Read More...]

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In Christian circles, shooting your homosexual progeny is not acceptable [Read more...]

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We have a name for priests who do this But when you are Germaine Greer and do it you are a Feminist Icon, a Brilliant Thinker, and Somebody Who Should be Consulted in Ordering the Public Good. Repeat after me: It’s the culture, stupid. [Read more...]

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ExPagan Fires the Opening Salvo [Read more...]

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ExPagan Fires the Opening Salvo [Read more...]

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Infantilization of the Black Community Continues Apace It’s okay for this stuff to happen in the Black community because, well, you know, the black community can’t be expected to live up to adult standards of behavior like whites. If whites did this, it would be wrong, because whites are to behave like adults. But allowances [Read More...]

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Infantilization of the Black Community Continues Apace It’s okay for this stuff to happen in the Black community because, well, you know, the black community can’t be expected to live up to adult standards of behavior like whites. If whites did this, it would be wrong, because whites are to behave like adults. But allowances [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26372.html

St. Albert the Great.com …for all your St. Albert the Great needs! “If you like my stuff, you should meet the guy who taught me everything I know!” – T. Aquinas [Read more...]

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St. Albert the Great.com …for all your St. Albert the Great needs! “If you like my stuff, you should meet the guy who taught me everything I know!” – T. Aquinas [Read more...]

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The fascinating thing about secular culture… …is that in getting rid of Christianity it has gotten exactly the opposite of the goal it sought. The reason for getting rid of Christianity is to get rid of the “burden of guilt” that Christianity supposedly imposes with all those dark warnings about sin and judgement. However, when [Read More...]

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