“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” So wrote Pascal nearly four-hundred years ago, yet his words have ne’er rang truer. Man was born to think. This is what sets him apart from all other forms of life. He is made to raise above the merely natural … More The Death of Thinking Man
“Do whatever makes you happy, provided you don’t make anyone else unhappy.” A naive philosophy if there ever was one. It only takes one small (and logical) step from here to arrive at Satanism: “Do what thou wilt.” Instead, let’s try this one: “Do whatsoever your infinitely wise and good Creator has commanded.” That’s the … More “Whatever Makes You Happy!”
Fellow lovers of the truth, who are we fighting? Is it the Democrats? Is it liberals? Is it leftists? Socialists? Progressives? Communists? Perhaps it’s the new-age-neo-post-modern-pseudo-fascists-Marxists? Or maybe it’s some other group for which we haven’t yet devised a label? How telling it is that our enemies are legion. In the battle between good and … More The Truth and A Lie
Strictly speaking, that is. For to say that God is full of mercy is to imply that mercy exists outside of Him. God cannot be full of anything because God is everything. He can have no attributes because attributes imply deficiencies and imperfections, neither of which exist in God. Technically, God is not merciful, but … More God is Not Merciful
Suffering in its essence is repugnant to our human nature. We naturally run from it. We always want to seek an easy life. But if we acquire and lead this easy life, what reward can there be for that? Every mature adult will admit that pain is typically a prerequisite for pleasure. If we wish … More An Easy Life?