Relevant Quote from Cicero

By Jon|March 19, 2012|Education, Philosophy, Quotes|

“True law is right reason in agreement with nature [This must be unpacked];  it is of universal application, unchanging and everlasting;  it summons to duty by its commands, and averts from wrongdoing by its prohibitions…It is a sin to try to alter this law, nor is it allowable to repeal any part of it, and it is impossible to abolish it entirely.  We cannot be freed from its obligations by senate or

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Real Catholic Schools Are the Ones Rising

By test|February 20, 2012|Catholicism, Education, Faith and Reason, Philosophy, to be moved|

From the Cardinal Newman Society: The Faithful Catholic College Boom It’s springtime for faithful Catholic colleges in America, the National Catholic Register is reporting, with an emphasis on those featured in The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. For a variety of reasons, many parents are thinking long and hard about where they’re sending the kids to college and because of that, many faithful Catholic colleges are seeing increases in enrollment and a bright

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“The Sharpest Young Opinion Formers are Atheists”

By test|February 5, 2012|Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Enlightenment, Higher Education, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Philosophy, Religion, Theism/Atheism, to be moved|

Damien Thompson at the Daily Telegraph sets the record straight. As always, my comments are in blue, emphasis in bold: “…But the crucial point is that the sharpest young opinion-formers are atheists. This is a development that seems to have been missed by the old boobies who pass for bishops in the Anglican and Catholic Churches. It’s a rapid and startling change in our religious landscape and not one that

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