Category Archives: Consumerism

Abuses of power

Rod Dreher revisits for the third time the Edgardo Montara case from the 19th-centry papal state that included Bologna, Italy. He quotes a Patheos column by Eve Tushnet, which quote includes this: I am not sure I’ve seen any discussions … Continue reading

Posted in Consumerism, Culture, Discrimination, Education, Gaying away the Pray, Marriage (real), progressivism, Religious freedom, Secularism, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet, transgenderism

Tuesday Supplement, 12/5/17

Metanarratives Sen. Grinch, R, Iowa The right to be wrong Spats and Top Hat Looking for freedom outside the box Moore’s liberal enablers Photios Markopulos, Mayan Orphan

Posted in Calvinism, Consumerism, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Globalization, Internet, Life political issues, Orthodoxy, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Speech & Press

Saturday, 11/25/17

  The church didn’t fall Encouraging “bad Catholics” to hang in there Succinct Verbose Pity the lawyers

Posted in Consumerism, Heretics, History, Legalia, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, Uncategorized

Saturday of an eventful week

This may set a record for categories and tags. I thought of splitting it, but it’s somewhat through-composed. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Bread & Circuses, Consumerism, Dignitary harm, Gaying away the Pray, Glamour, History, Internet, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Marriage (real), Patriotic Correctness, Pinch of Incense, Political correctness, Religious freedom, Sexualia, Speech & Press, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged , , , , , ,

Saturday, 10/21/17

Full house today, from sober correction of a good man gone awry to just plain fun Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Christianity generally, Consumerism, Declinism, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, Identitarianism, Poverty, Sexualia, transgenderism | Tagged

Saturday, 9/23/17

A conversion story unlike any other. Five more. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, conservatism, Consumerism, Damn rackets, Discrimination, Gaying away the Pray, History, Identitarianism, Legalia, Marriage (real), populism, Religious freedom, Science, Speech & Press, Sundry flakes | Tagged , , , , , ,

Saturday 8/12/17

Sharia Supremacism and more. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Calvinism, Christendom, Consumerism, Declinism, Foreign Affairs, immigration, Islam, Political Matters, Sundry flakes, terrorism

Getting in our faces

Lives of consumption and spectacle; Word of the day: temporizing: Bring back this bumper sticker! Getting in our faces

Posted in Benedict Option, Civil Religion, Consumerism, Corporatism, Gaying away the Pray, Political correctness, Political Matters, progressivism, Sexualia, Sport, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity

The reins of our brains

Nothing whatever about you-know-who leaves time for something from the heart. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Consumerism, Glamour, Salvation, Sexualia, Sport, Transvaluation of Values, Virtue signaling | Tagged

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