Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tonight I drift happily in a fideist abyss. Advertisements

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Have either of our putative candidates for president given any thought to the implications of the Eurocrash? Between this, the ever kill-happy and well-organized militias from north Africa through central Asia, and China’s deft cultivation of networks of economic ties … Continue reading

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Is Dante more of a Thomist? An Augustinian? Perhaps a Franciscan like Bonaventure? I’d say Dante is more Dantean than anything else.

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Courting Conflict

I sometimes wonder why we have to be circumspect about Islam. Could it have anything to do with the kind of violence we saw a few days ago? Are we not acting like an abused person who would rather not … Continue reading

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Whom Do You Serve

Seems we’re hard upon an election. I offer this in the spirit of democratic participation. Both parties serve a Hobbesian State. For both, that State is concentrated in one office. That office in turn has more and more been identified … Continue reading

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Swift’s Wisdom

‘I have ever hated all nations, professions, and communities, and all my love is toward individuals; for instance, I hate the tribe of lawyers, but I love Counsellor Such-a-one, and Judge Such-a-one: so with physicians—I will not speak of my … Continue reading

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Tea Party Blues

I love watching the Tea Party inspire such terror. A bunch of middling folk worried about their pensions, taxes, and home values, the Tea Party has become a specter haunting the collective mind of the Left (is there any other … Continue reading

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