Uncucking Agape: A Homily

The following is something that I hope can cast away some of the misconceptions regarding “Christian Love” or Agape. The idea is so imbued with ugly distortions from modern secular morality that I found it necessary to write more for this than any other in my series on the virtues. Here is the homily which…

Prisoners – A film review

By JJ Prisoners is one of the best crime /mystery films I’ve ever watched; it is a near-perfect story from beginning to end. It has layered themes throughout it, and in many ways allows the viewer to project or intelligently speculate elements of the story for themselves. The symbolism is done right in Prisoners. Honestly,…

Tao

“St Augustine defines virtue as ordo amoris, the ordinate condition of the affections in which every object is accorded that kind of degree of love which is appropriate to it. Artistotle says that the aim of education is to make the pupil like and dislike what he ought … In early Hinduism that conduct in…

Whitewashing Aztec Sacrifice

Americans have just exited the multi-month season where the media and diligent foot soldiers of the left harass them about celebrating their heritage of discovering the continent and founding the nation. This is a season in the progressive calendar. This leads into the war on Christmas during December, which then flows into the MLK glorification…

Penitents In Search Of Leaders

What is becoming an annual ritual, Halloween’s growing pagan adult festival ends and No Nut November begins to internet crews encouraging one another to refrain from reckless sex with a few scare stories in the media about this odd phenomenon. It has overtaken Movember for male oriented November activity. This year Rolling Stone fired shots…

Dekalog: Requiem for the Law

In the dispensation of the Old Covenant, God placed the Israelites under the Law as a means of disciplining and chastening a hard-hearted people. The Law under Christ and the dispensation of grace is reconfigured—not abolished, but fulfilled—as it was never an end unto itself, but was always pointing to the One to come. In…

Building From Within

It is easy to destroy. You can break a vase in a second that took hours to make. Same with institutions. It is also easy to criticize. Pointing out the absurdities of contemporary America is something a child can do. Building is different. In a society where progressives destroy all that they see, it is…

Roosh’s Religious Turn + Five Friday Reads 8/30/19

This summer accounts online have been chattering about Roosh’s conversion and The Grift. Oh it must be a grift move. It is a pivot to make trad money. I did not believe that. I had a little faith in the guy. Even better, on his cross country trip, I knew we could meet. For ten…

Banking for The Culture

In recent years, those on the right in the political scene have become very much aware of the atmosphere of censorship and de-platforming.  It is getting hard to keep track of who has been tossed off YouTube, Patreon, and various other platforms. Those who are remaining have experienced intentional algorithm changes which have led to…

Reconsidering the Boomer Question, A Modest Proposal

If you have any exposure to millennial politics on the fringes of the internet, then you might have some awareness of how the Boomers royally screwed over our futures for generations to come. The generation that had the most unprecedented first world economic growth, opportunities, relative peace and stability, etc. simultaneously became the most cravenly…