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What’s the Best Way to View Reality?

May 31, AD 2016 1 Comment
What’s the Best Way to View Reality?

One’s perception of reality has an immense effect on one’s life. It is through this lens that one finds his or her identity, interacts with others, and, overall, comes into contact with the reality that one perceives. We could accurately diagnose many of the worlds problems today as stemming from incorrect notions or perceptions of […]

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Charismatics in Context

January 30, AD 2014 21 Comments
Charismatics in Context

“Certain signs point to a weakening in the sense of mystery in those very liturgical celebrations that should be fostering that sense. It is, therefore, urgent that the authentic sense of the liturgy be revived in the Church. The liturgy…is a means of sanctification; it is a celebration of the Church’s faith, and a means […]

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The decline of civilization, in one simple chart

September 12, AD 2011 29 Comments
The decline of civilization, in one simple chart

Here, my friends, we have a chart illustrating the rot infecting the soul of the modern West. Or, at least, that fraction of the West represented by the English-language books written between 1800 and 1990 and contained in Google’s massive database. The blue line indicates the (decreasing) frequency with which the word “virtues” appears in […]

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