Tag: Western Civilization

The Bassinet and the Ballot

The recent Hamas invasion of Israel and its subsequent retaliation has removed any scabs there may have been on Muslim advancement in Europe and America. A crescent moon is rising in the West for the 3rd time in our joint history. Hilary Belloc...

Whatever Happened to Sin, Part 2

In Part 1 of this essay, I noted that the Catholic hierarchy is attempting to straddle two incompatible views: the modern pagan view that denies the existence of sin, and the Catechism view that affirms it. I added that they cannot have it both...

A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma

The title is borrowed from Winston Churchill. Though he coined the phrase in reference to another matter, it describes perfectly the present situation in contemporary America. Our culture and society have fallen into a pit of confusion and...