Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Three Taps

Chapter 1. The Euthanasia Policy In a sense, though, insurance was but an empirical science until the Indescribable Company made its appearance. The man who...

Resisting Reform

As many saints, scholars and sundry others have discovered, reform is a difficult business.  Reforming oneself is hard enough, in others, more difficult still,...

Forest Fires’ Footprint

I write driving (as a passenger, not to worry) through the majestic scenery of the Canadian Rockies, the views surreally obscured by the smoke...

Of Quagmires and Roses

So President Donald Trump has decided to up the ante in Afghanistan, sending in an as-yet undefined number of troops, with no timeline, no...

Of Severed Heads, Pronoun Wars and Canaries

An Italian neurosurgeon, Sergio Canavero, is planning to head up the first human body-head transplant, taking the head from a man, Valery Spiridonov, who...

Abbot Anthony’s Narrow Way

Saint Anthony, commonly called ‘of Egypt’, where he retreated to the wilderness, or ‘the Abbot’, for his leadership in the perfect living out of...

Humanities, Technology and the Martian

On  a news report the other evening, it was mentioned that enrolment in the humanities (philosophy, literature, history, to say nothing of theology) has...

Bodily and Spiritual Strength

While we're on the theme of athletics, I came across an article claiming that men are 30% weaker now than they were even a...

Italian Marriage, Atlantic Bishops and Continuing Mayhem

From the extinction of marriage files:  Italy is considering officially removing the 'fidelity' aspect  in the promises of legal marriage; no longer will one...

Monsignor Vincent Foy: Requiescat in Pace

Monsignor Vincent Foy passed away to his eternal rest on the night of March 13, after a long and fruitful life as a priest...