Category Archives: Distributism

Blue-Collar Lifeworks

Keep Craft Alive SkillsUSA H/T Kevin D. Williamson (possible paywall). See also Matthew Crawford, Shop Class as Soulcraft. That is all. * * * * * You can read most of my more impromptu stuff at here. It should work … Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Built Environment and Infrastructure, Distributism, Education, Globalization, lifeworks, populism, Small is Beautiful, subsidiarity, Thrown down gauntlet

Life goes on — and maybe gets better

I have been enjoying Jake Meador and the other young folks who write for Mere Orthodoxy for several years now, as it accelerates its publishing pace and the breadth of its author pool. I can’t say for sure I’ve encountered … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Corporatism, Distributism, Economia, Gaying away the Pray, History, lifeworks, Pinch of Incense, progressivism, Sexualia, Small is Beautiful, Transvaluation of Values, woke capital | Tagged

Reconsidering

Young people are showing a strange attraction to socialism, as are many Christians who might have been expected to sustain [Michael] Novak’s philosophy of virtuous capitalism. The U.S. lacks leaders who combine prudence and moral vision. (Robert A. Sirico, What … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Corporatism, Distributism, Economia, Small is Beautiful

Mind-benders

There’s plenty of mindless stuff on the web, to be sure, but drop your line in some holes and you’re likely to get a catch you can barely reel in. I got two of those, Wednesday, one geopolitical, one economic, … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Damn rackets, Distributism, solidarity, statism, subsidiarity

Monday, 8/7/17

What’s wrong with the world (other than “I am”). Continue reading

Posted in Distributism, Empire, Evangelicalism, liberalism, Life political issues, Small is Beautiful | Tagged , , , ,

Tuesday 12/6/16

“Don’t say another word, Mitch.” It only empowers the hoaxers. Other provocations, including “Social ecology,” “When the source matters more than the truth” and “Making the tenant the landlord.” Continue reading

Posted in Creation Care, Distributism, Education, History, Jeremiad, Journalism, Judaism, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, progressivism, Selma Envy, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity

Wednesday 11/23/16

Comfort for the logorrheic; Is this your lucky day?; The Truth about Post-Truth Politics: Like “racist” from SPLC; Another reason to love Mitch; Applied Distributism Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, conservatism, Declinism, Distributism, Ecclesiology, Economia, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Free-range Christians, Holy Tradition, Journalism, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Protestantism, Small is Beautiful | 1 Comment

Sunday 10/23/16

Good without God? Tipsy’s “Evangelicalism” Category gets a meaningful name change. And, of course, dread political hypocrisy and corruption. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Capitalism, Christianity generally, Civil Religion, Dispensationalism, Distributism, Economia, Evangelicalism, Free-range Christians, History, Journalism, Life political issues, Naked Public Square, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Sexualia, Small is Beautiful | Tagged

Sabbatical

Time to get off the hamster wheel. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Built Environment and Infrastructure, Creation Care, Damn rackets, Declinism, Distributism, Economia, grievance mongering, History, Internet, Plutocracy, Political Matters, populism, progressivism, Small is Beautiful, solidarity, subsidiarity, the worst are full of passionate intensity, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, Thrown down gauntlet

Sataurday, 8/6/16

Putin’s “common core” and ours. Devolution’s half measures. Vlad the Chimera. Political date-setting is as dumb as prophetic date-setting. More. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, conservatism, Corporatism, Creation Care, Distributism, Education, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Literature, Russia, Scientism, Small is Beautiful, subsidiarity, war