Category Archives: The Ratchet

WWAT?

What would Amazon think? Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Gaying away the Pray, Religious freedom, The Ratchet

Albert Mohler and his guests

More excerpts and reflections from Albert Mohler’s fine “Thinking in Public” podcast. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christendom, Christianity generally, Free-range Christians, Gaying away the Pray, History, Naked Public Square, Political Matters, Protestantism, Sexualia, The Ratchet, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Perelandra & our cultural moment

What can Perelandra teach us about dead ends? Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Consumerism, Evangelicalism, Orthodoxy, Rhetorical fallacies, Roman Catholicism, The Ratchet, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet | Tagged

Toqueville the Prophet

Toqueville as prophet. A progressive woman in San Francisco defends the “Billy Graham Rule.” More. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Declinism, Family, Internet, Legalia, liberalism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, Technology, terrorism, The Ratchet | Tagged , ,

Wednesday, 8/3/16

A potpourri with only one mild dig at Trump. Some pretty good stuff, really. I should try it more often. Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Built Environment and Infrastructure, Empire, Foreign Affairs, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Science, Sexualia, Small is Beautiful, The Ratchet, war

Friday, 7/29/16

Today marks the 51st anniversary of my motorcycle accident. It’s also Charlie and Di’s anniversary. I thought you’d want to know. Enough of that: on with the snark! Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Christianity generally, Corporatism, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Education, Film, Foreign Affairs, Gaying away the Pray, Humor, Journalism, Legalia, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Russia, Sexualia, Sport, The Ratchet, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Sundry, 4/6/16

The 3-way race Who’s your Outgroup? Trust us, for no particular reason More than MTDs can stomach The Harpies hit NC NSFW: Googled at last “Listless” will do

Posted in Benedict Option, Christendom, Education, Faith & Ideology, Internet, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Political Matters, The Ratchet, the worst are full of passionate intensity | Tagged , , ,

Sunday 1/3/16

St. Ephraim the Syrian on the incarnation. Gay rights vs. Religious freedom. Bill Cosby. The (political) mandate of heaven. Continue reading

Posted in Holy Tradition, Journalism, Legalia, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Rhetorical fallacies, Rights Talk, Secularism, Sexualia, The Ratchet, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged

Tuesday, 12/15/15

Untethered Andrew Sullivan: from hero to heretic Lebensunwertes leben update Stewardship Hugh Hewitt: Great Idea! MacKeeper

Posted in Gaying away the Pray, History, Journalism, Life political issues, Natural Law, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Sexualia, The Ratchet, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values

Friday, 12/11/15

Crazies, with no irony, accusing the sane of being out of touch with reality. Hashtag turmoil, personal gun decisions, more. Continue reading

Posted in Education, Legalia, liberalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, Rights Talk, Science, Speech & Press, Technology, The Ratchet, war