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Defining Moral Nobility

Western fiction is larded with a common device that always seems to perk the readers’ curiosity: the secret order of people who run things. Isn’t it funny how fiction is so close to your common conspiracy theory? But then, in … Continue reading

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Time for a Breakup

The human instinct for tribalism is burned into our DNA; it is written into the very fabric of reality. So is the instinct for eastern feudal structure. However much we may feel moved to rebel against those in authority, we … Continue reading

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But It Will

The impeachment of Trump serves no valid practical purpose. If anything, things seem to be headed for political disaster for those who pressed for it. Instead of working to subvert Trump by backing him into corners and forcing him to … Continue reading

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Trees in the Forest

Nimrod was relatively open and honest about his plans in Babylon. That’s the way it was with the ancients; they seldom saw a need to hide their strategy, only some tactics along the way. And why not? The “little people” … Continue reading

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Poor, Poor Kurds

I still love reading history that is well written, even when the underlying viewpoints are contrary to my faith. Indeed, virtually no one telling history today even understands the Radix Fidem approach, much less embraces it. We don’t expect much … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with Augustine?

(This is a cross-post from my other blog.) A fundamental element in my personal sense of calling is putting the gospel message in reach of everyone. There are plenty of good servants of God who helped me along the way; … Continue reading

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Economics of Neofeudalism

It’s not that centralization is inherently evil. It’s that centralizers never obey the fundamental moral character of Creation. Nobody centralizes out of concern for the welfare of the people; there is always — always — a hidden agenda to pad … Continue reading

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