Up until recently, I didn’t have a very firm opinion on nuclear warfare. I was aware there were Catholics who argued both for and against the use of atomic weapons (See WCCLE 5.1, setting: Teton National Forest, characters: Graham Harrison and Duncan Nobles), but I hadn’t done enough research or thinking about the topic to … Continue reading “What Are We Making Weapons For?”: One Catholic’s Perspective on Nuclear Warfare
Yesterday, psychologist and bestselling author Jordan Peterson decided to take a break from Twitter after posting a picture of a plus size model on the cover of Sports Illustrated and saying, “Sorry. Not beautiful.” He then proceeded to criticize the choice of model, calling it “authoritarian” as though it were meant to re-wire our brains … Continue reading Is the Body Positivity Movement Really So Bad?
The following are some reflections on John’s account of Christ’s death in light of the sacrament of marriage. “For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife, and they shall be two in one flesh. This is great sacrament; but I speak in Christ and in the … Continue reading Consummatum Est
In the pursuit of the intellectual life, we sometimes push ourselves to a point of feeling stuck or burnt out and our mind falls into a state of sorrow. We get so fixated on trying to re-acquire the pleasure we once felt in the pursuit of this higher good that we neglect to see lower … Continue reading The Dirty Guv’nahs as a Remedy for Acedia
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