I am the sort of person who is attracted to high ideals, although I am far too spiritually lazy to live up to most of them. Hence my ongoing appetite for monks and friars, for ascetics and mystics, for academic standards of publishing. I am always struck by the seriousness of becoming a Christian in the… Continue reading The seriousness of becoming a Christian in the ancient church — The Pocket Scroll
Beyond the Alpha-Beta-Gammas, Part 1: Dalrock and the Aristotelian Mean
In which the manosphere and GQ are both wrong.
On Sacrificing Children to Educational Abstractions
There are two heathen altars in American cities on which ordinary citizens sacrifice their children on a regular basis, and it's unclear which has done the most evil, overall. I'll let others decide which is Molech and which, Chemosh, but the first, most obvious idolatry takes the form of Planned Parenthood's so-called "clinics" and other… Continue reading On Sacrificing Children to Educational Abstractions
The Insidious Brick-Works of American Education
Joseph Moore examines how we came to be Bricks in the Wall.
Sourcing Villainy for your Villains (The Problem of Evil)
"One of the most important things that an author should know in order to write good and even great stories, readers and future writers, is that evil in fact exists."
Don’t Fade Me to Black
The linked essay was written in 2013, when my son was about 4-1/2. I posted it on my previous blog (not ripped up, just neglected) in October 2013. I re-posted it on LinkedIn.com in March, 2015. It has been a thunderous few years. On LinkedIn: Don't Fade Me to Black: A New Paradigm for the Autism Spectrum.… Continue reading Don’t Fade Me to Black
Two Proposals: Courtesy of TWHHAK (Things We Have Heard And Known)
It isn't politically correct, but if true, these proposals will be validated for all male and female human characters, respectively, and resonate with the disproportionately human Reading Public.
H/T to Cane Caldo.
We’re Failing Our Children: repost from Sarah Hoyt’s blog.
And by “we” I mean writers and parents and teachers, and anyone who is supposed to give them an idea of how the world works. By “children” I mean those of us who were children in the last 50, maybe the last 70 years, and although the problem is most prevalent in America, it has […]… Continue reading We’re Failing Our Children: repost from Sarah Hoyt’s blog.
After Nine Lives.
A cat dies and is ushered before the Throne of God. “Nice pad, mate!” says the cat, “I think I’ll stick around! ..."