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Will the Real Peasant Please Stand Up?

I’ve been asked to describe culture and class in a little more detail. It’s pertinent if I’m going to allege that one particular culture is closer to God. One again: We are not talking here about economic class. There is … Continue reading

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Liberty Is Death

“Few Men desire Liberty; most Men only wish for a just master.” Sallust You are supposed to read that and ponder how wonderful it would be, how morally necessary it is, to pursue liberty. But genuine liberty is a major … Continue reading

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The Cultural Value of Life

Some things are instinctive to us humans in the sense that, for the average Joe and Jane, the heart cannot be totally silenced. It takes a lot of damage and willful spite to become totally deaf to it, and it’s … Continue reading

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They Will Always Be There

Christine is still exploring the heart-led path with her fourth installment. She mentions in passing something that was poking at me all day. A prominent feature of Western mythology is taking oneself too seriously. You aren’t supposed to notice the … Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Cancer

Our modern bureaucratic coward is easy to trace as the final stage of middle class culture. Whatever it is communists mean by “bourgeois,” that’s not the right image here. It’s loaded with too many emotional and mythical ideas. Instead of … Continue reading

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Meta-religion and the Reformation

We bother studying history and other social sciences so we can more intelligently recognize how we got where we are today, and contrast that against where God said we should be. We are then in a better position to plot … Continue reading

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