Prominent Atheist Blogger Converts

By Jon|June 28, 2012|Catholicism, Culture, News Commentary, Religion, Theism/Atheism|

The famous atheist blogger, Leah Libresco, announced on her blog at Patheos last week that she has joined RCIA classes to become Catholic. Her post entitled “This is my last post for the Patheos Atheist Portal” sent a shockwave through the online secular community and prompted various angry articles written in response. It starts out: For several years, a lot of my friends have been telling me I had an inconsistent and unsustainable philosophy.

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10 Day Blog Pause–Serra’s 70th International Convention–Providence RI USA

By test|June 15, 2012|Personal, to be moved, Travels|

This week from the 21-23 June 2012 Serra will hold its 70th Annual Convention in Providence Rhode Island.  The preparations are taking most of my time at this point and, rather than leave everyone hanging, I decided I will just pause posting for about a week so that I can focus on my primary obligations. If anyone is interested in attending the convention, just fill out a registration form, pay

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Important: Humanists Want Monopoly on the Word: “Reason”

By Jon|June 8, 2012|Education, Enlightenment, Higher Education, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Religion, Theism/Atheism|

I've decided that I will start an organization here in Chicago that will promote….Veracity and Correctness! This organization will hand out flyers to people on the importance of being Correct in what you say and organize events to criticize those who aren't Correct as not belonging to the organization I just started!  Well, this simple branding and marketing of a philosophy is essentially what has been going on since the 'enlightenment' (circa 1700)

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Dawkins (High Priest of Humanity) Calls for Catholic Honesty

By Jon|June 8, 2012|Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Enlightenment, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Religion|

It appears Dawkins is at it again today. This time I agree with his first few statements.  People who describe themselves as Catholic but do not accept the church’s key teachings should be “honest” and admit they no longer belong to the faith, atheist author and scientist Prof Richard Dawkins has told a Dublin audience. [Totally agree.] He said he was intrigued by this week’s Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showing almost

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“For Greater Glory” In Box Office Top Ten

By test|June 7, 2012|Culture, to be moved|

Mentioned earlier, the film “For Greater Glory”, telling the story of the Cristero’s fight for religious freedom from an imposing secularized government in the 20’s apparently did quite well for a movie of its budget. It was shown on only 757 screens and placed in the top 10 for the year. (Just for a perspective, the number one movie “Snow White and the Huntsmen” showed in 3,773 screens nationwide)If you haven’t

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On The Nature of True Liberty (13-15)

By Jon|June 4, 2012|Catholicism, Modern Philosophy, Philosophy, Religion|

Lady Liberty in the French Revolution We have been away from the topic for a while now and will return from where we left off. 13. Moreover, the highest duty is to respect authority [he has in mind particularly God's, to whom we owe our existence], and obediently to submit to just law; and by this the members of a community are effectually protected from the wrong-doing of evil men.

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