G.K.’s New Year’s Advice

By Jon|January 1, 2016|Politics, Quotes|

“The man of the true religious tradition understands two things: liberty and obedience. The first means knowing what you really want. The second means knowing what you really trust.” – G. K. Chesterton’s Weekly, August 18, 1928 But isn’t it more noble and good to exercise of freedom to discover what our ancestors have on our own ability? I think theoretically the answer is yes. But, is that reasonable to expect

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Extremism!

By Jon|February 23, 2012|Humor, Politics|

I just have to share this video: You thought I was talking about another kind of extremism, didn't you?I'd really like to examine how that word has come to be used lately. It comes from the Latin extera, meaning near the edge or outside. However, these were the first results I get from Google on 23 February 2012: Extremist groups demand yet infringe on religious rights ‎ Truman Index – 11 hours ago

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The Pope’s Unholy Alliance with a Dictator-Example Humanist Attack

By Jon|January 10, 2012|Enlightenment, Faith and Reason, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Politics, Religion, Theism/Atheism|

This article probably is not worth my time, but I'll critique it despite that…. “Scandal is too mild a term to describe the abuse of children at the hands Roman Catholic priests. [indeed] But whatever word you fix on – “atrocity”, “obscenity”, I can't find the right one – you cannot doubt that rape was all about power [sorry how does rape make a rapist more powerful?], as the feminists of the 1970s

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