Category Archives: Faith & Ideology

Potpourri 9/3/20

Because we will protect ourselves
from ourselves to the point
of destroying ourselves—Lord have mercy. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Consumerism, Culture, Damn rackets, Education, Faith & Ideology, History, Journalism, Poetry, Political Matters, populism | Leave a comment

You can’t fill a God-shaped hole with information

You can’t fill a human’s God-shaped hole with information – not even information about God. Continue reading

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Miscellany – August 24, 2020

There’s not going to be a Republican platform this year. This is just saying, “Whatever Trump does, we support.” Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Christianity generally, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters

Return of the potpourri

Much interesting reading today. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Faith & Ideology, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Secularism, the worst are full of passionate intensity

What’s wrong with this picture?

The data is clear that the Democrats are the more godless party. So why do I not feel tribal loyalty to the GOP? Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Evangelicalism, Heretics, Jeremiad, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Naked Emperors, Nominalism and Realism, Pre-American Christianity, Thrown down gauntlet

“What are the duties required in the ninth commandment?”

Christians have some non-negotiable standards, even in politics, and even if “they” are violating those standards. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, American Folk Religion, antipluralism, conservatism, grievance mongering, Political Matters, Speech & Press

Iconography – Saint Alexis Orthodox Church

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Chickens coming home to roost

Thus does it become salient that Evangelical fealty to Donald Trump and the GOP, flavored with Christian Nationalism, has given religion and religious freedom a particularly bad odor, and not just to the secularists of the ascendant Left. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Evangelicalism, Intricate malice, Liberal Groin Pieties, Religious freedom, Sexualia, transgenderism, Transvaluation of Values

“Because of … Sex”

Some personal thoughts and some channeling of smarter people’s thoughts on yesterday’s SCOTUS decision on Title VII and SOGI. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, conservatism, deathworks, democracy, Discrimination, Duly noted_stay tuned, Evangelicalism, Justice, Liberal Groin Pieties, Religious freedom

Glimmers of light at the end

Of course, nobody other than the Illuminati who created this fake pandemic knows what our future holds, but a couple of people have some lovely ideas that “resonate” with me: It has been a dramatic time. We have stopped and … Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Asceticism, Economia, stay tuned, subsidiarity