Monthly Archives: October 2009

The bad steward

But we urge you, brethren, that you increase more and more; that you also aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business… 1 Thess 4:10-11 Those who are busy-bodies, meddling in other men’s matters, generally have but … Continue reading

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Animal rights and the binding of weak consciences

Eat whatever is sold in the meat market without raising any question on the ground of conscience. -1 Cor 10:25 In The Weight of Glory, C.S. Lewis talked of us peopling the earth with nymphs and elves to express a … Continue reading

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The meaning of “collapse” and “tsunami”

As my wife will tell you, one of my favorite statements now is: “Nothing will change until the collapse.” In other words, the irresponsible spending will continue until the government cannot do it any more. The voters are deluded and/or … Continue reading

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The church will never perish

Two stories hit recently: the coming end of don’t ask, don’t tell and the extension of “hate crimes” protection to homosexuals. Expect the latter to be used eventually against a recalcitrant (i.e. faithful) church. This came to mind again while … Continue reading

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Obama’s prefabricated henhouse

I’m not a fan of George Will, but he has hit on what seems to be Barack Obama’s defining trait: arrogance. Will also hits on the tiresome political-speak, a feature of every presidency of my lifetime. It’s a reminder of … Continue reading

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Capitalism means freedom

Michael Moore has been on various shows flogging his new movie. He criticizes capitalism as “evil.” However, when he describes “capitalism,” it turns out that he’s really criticizing fascism. The health care and banking systems are examples of economic fascism, … Continue reading

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