Monthly Archives: September 2013

A first in recorded history…

“Diocletian acquired the glory of giving to the world the first example of a resignation.” — Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume I, 180 A. D. ― 395 A. D., Page 334, The Modern Library, … Continue reading

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What kind of mother is the warm and fuzzy ‘mother earth?’

Mother Earth: “…the mother of all is seen also to be the universal sepulchre….” ─ Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, with English translation by W. H. D. Rouse, revised by Martin Ferguson Smith, Copyright © 1975, 1992 by the President and … Continue reading

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Thinking about thinking…

“…within the universe our situation is unique…we can no longer disregard the central condition of our existential involvement in the universe.                The epistemological recognition of the centrality of human nature is complemented by two corresponding recognitions of great importance: … Continue reading

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Regarding the explosive growth of America’s federal bureaucracy…

“Free man has only one enemy: the pagan state.” ― Bernanos, an Ecclesial Existence, Hans Urs von Balthasar, A Communio Book, © 1996 Ignatius Press, San Francisco, LOC catalogue number 95-79888, Page 104.

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An interesting observation…

“The one and only thing God’s revelation does provide us with are archetypes or models that, necessarily and in keeping with their very essence stand above the level of worldly questions and, like stars, shed their light down upon them.  … Continue reading

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