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OF WHAT IS TOM AFRAID?

Of what is Tom afraid? When I was little, I feared as nameless horrors hunger and pain. The warm hugs of my mother and the sometime too distant strength of my father brought some comfort. Yet in time I learned that … Continue reading

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SOWING CONFUSION

To prevent misunderstanding, I am responding to this comment. scout says: July 16, 2014 at 7:03 am Tom, you should read my comments before your reply to them. Then we could have a conversation. You didn’t vehemently disagree with one of my … Continue reading

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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORALITY AND THE LAW — PART 1

  What Does I Mean To Live In A Secularized State? After I posted A CONSEQUENCE OF PERVERTED LEADERSHIP (a post on the legalization of same-sex “marriage”), scout defended the legalization of same-sex “marriage.”  Part of his argument involves the following idea. I advocate trusting … Continue reading

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PERSEVERING FOR THE BEST IDEAS

It has become one of my favorite quotes, but that is not because it is easy. Be egalitarian regarding persons. Be elitist regarding ideas. — Peter Kreeft of Boston College (from here) The statement is simple, but the implementation is not. … Continue reading

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WHEN “TOLERANCE” IS BASED UPON LIES, WHAT IS VIRTUOUS ABOUT IT?

Diversity can be a good thing, but diversity for its own sake is dumb. For example, because our society contains people with a variety of skills and expertise, we can each specialize in what we do well and on the whole … Continue reading

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