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Fiddling in Dangerous Times

As it is with a play so it is with life – what matters is not how long the acting lasts, but how good it is.

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Godless Calamity

Back to Thomas Paine

A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not be trusted by anybody.

Thomas Paine

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Writing about faith and culture as I do requires attention to the problems in culture and the ideas proposed and manifest in the culture which do serious damage to society, security, sanity, spiritual and moral life and the human being.  

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Culture

Public Neurosis and Psychosis

“It all approaches neurosis.”

William F. Buckley

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William Buckley’s above comment, made in 1980, referred to the liberal Left which refused to accept, despite overwhelming evidence, that Alger Hiss (an elite and a “golden boy of the New Deal”) was a Communist spy.

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Culture

Demons Today

The demons began to entreat him … “If you are going to cast us out send us into the herd of swine.”  … And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed … into the sea and perished …

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Culture

A Vacuum of Absurd Ideas?

Anyone who has lost the historical symbols and cannot be satisfied with substitutes is certainly in a very difficult position today: before him there yawns the void, and he turns away from it in horror.  

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The Good

Dullards, et al

He was one of the numerous and varied legion of dullards, of half-animated abortions, conceited, half-educated coxcombs, who attach themselves to the idea most in fashion only to vulgarize it and who caricature every cause they serve, however sincerely.

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Culture