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It got clever

In this day and age, you can see how people have made gods out of other people. Today people view the opinions of politicians, called laws,” as codes of morals and ethics. 295 more words


Of Oblivion in Bolivia

It’s a warm Sunday night, a really warm one. I am struggling to find sleep and I am of course dreading the imminent Monday blues. So I decided to do what I always do- watch the news and voila, I am just in time for breaking news! 328 more words


Reality's Exile under Relativity's Rule

The Christian life must be one that is lived in Truth. By dwelling in Truth we are set free, as Christ said, “if you abide in my words you are my disciples indeed. 1,149 more words

The Ungratefulness of Being

“If I had to define man it would be: a biped, ungrateful.” Fyodor Dostoevsky put these words in the mouth of his unnamed character in… 1,177 more words

The Fertility and Shortcomings of Renaissance Rhetoric: The Jesuit Case

Fumaroli begins this chapter by quoting Renan in 1885 as saying that the rhetoric was the only mistake the Greeks ever made, which represents the attitude toward rhetoric in France at the time, which is noteworthy both because Renan identified rhetoric with Jesuits (since teaching rhetoric was so central to education) and that rhetoric was suppressed in public schools in France ten years later, with the term “ 809 more words

Catholic Typology

I Me Mine

All through’ the day – I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
All through’ the night – I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
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Human Tradition

But when God, who set me apart from my mother’s womb and called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, my immediate response was not to consult any human being. 518 more words