Tuesday, 7 May 2019
John Paul II Was No Defender of Capitalism
In his encyclical Centesimus Annus , Pope John Paul II wrote some controversial words on the subject of capitalism, the interpretation of w...
Re-awakening of the Blog - Some Thoughts on Liturgy and Community
The common good is twofold: intrinsic to the community, and extrinsic to the community. The activity by which the community may enjoy its c...
Friday, 26 October 2018
The Nation-State as a Counterfeit of the Integrated State
The nation-state such as we know it now is a modern institution, its origins roughly traceable to the periods of the Protestant Reforma...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Notes on Metaphysics and Politics
Politics and ethics must be resolved to metaphysics. The subject matter of political or ethical science is not properly metaphysical; yet, ...
Monday, 27 August 2018
Back from Hiatus - And What a Hiatus!
After a two-month period of silence on this blog, I have much to report, but little energy or time to report it. These two months have ...
Thursday, 21 June 2018
Note on Legalism
Legalism is a real problem. But it seems to me that many do not clearly perceive exactly what the problem of legalism is. The accusati...
Thursday, 7 June 2018
Politics, Virtue, and Beauty
I am a firm believer in the inseparability of politics and ethics from aesthetics. Virtue and virtuous living are also a matter of living b...
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