John C. Wright on Neil Gaiman on Libraries

Gaiman strikes me as somebody with his head screwed on straight. John C. Wright does too. Put them together and you have, like, a double stuff Oreo of tasty goodness. [Read more…]

Vox Nova on the New Gilded Age

Some reasonable points here. And they remind me of this, of course. [Read more…]

Quartermaster of the Barque sez…

Voter Appreciation Day was a Huge Success! This is proven with geometric logic by mean of scientific photography scientifically documenting the presence and drinkage) of much beer: “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin, Crypto-Catholic [Read more…]

Oh Goody! Mike Flynn is Starting Another Series!

Summa origines scientiarum, in which he will school Jerry Coyne and sundry New Atheists who, as historians of science and its relationship to the Christian tradition, are as ignorant and arrogant as barflies on their fourth beer, blathering about they know not what. This is going to be fun! [Read more…]

Thomas Peters offers reflections…

…on his traumatic spine injury and process of recovery. Father, continue your work of healing until it is completed body, soul, and spirit in heaven, after a long and fruitful life of happiness with his family. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen. You know, it bugs me when people show up in my [Read More…]

The Latest Issue of Christian Democracy is Up!

Now things are gonna start happening! [Read more…]

Ancilla Domini…

…continues her post-abortion walk. [Read more…]

Has the DSM really been changed to make pedophilia a “sexual orientation”?

It would appear not, according to Greg Popcak.  For which, I am grateful. The distinction the DSM appears to make is between those who feel the temptation and those who act on it.  As Catholics, we need to be aware such a distinction ourselves since the mere fact of a disordered desire does not mean [Read More…]

When Last We Heard from the Wonderfully Fertile Brain of Julian Ahlquist

…he was demonstrating, with geometric logic, that the Star Wars saga is actually an allegory for the history of the Second Vatican Council.  No one can argue with this, I believe.  He deserves a combined Templeton/Nobel Prize for this blog post alone. However, not content to rest on his laurels, he continues to give the [Read More…]

An Elaborate Hypothetical Situation for Canon Lawyers…

…that may or may not be hypothetical. Too complicated for me, so I’ll keep my trap shut. If you are a canonist, knock yourself out. [Read more…]