Monthly Archives: April 2012

The real lesson of the Good Brahmin

{The Story of a Good Brahmin, my last post, should be read first, before reading this.} Happiness or Reason? Civilization or Barbarism? Parliaments or Despotism? Hitler hated politics, by which we should understand, to use the modern term of disdain, … Continue reading

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A short story: comments to follow.

STORY OF A GOOD BRAHMIN            Traveling through India, I met an old gentleman of the highest caste, a Brahmin, a very wise man, witty and learned.  On top of that, he was rich, and consequently even wiser;  for, lacking … Continue reading

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A thought from Desiderius Erasmus

While I can hardly commend everything in Erasmus, I often find something in him I love. We were covering him today in my Renaissance class and I related how he become the tutor of William Blount, Lord Mountjoy, while both … Continue reading

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Vegetative Dogmas: Chesterton and the Gnostics

Though I had originally published this piece previously at Perry Robinson’s blog, in light of Fr. Behr’s lecture I linked to earlier, I thought I’d dust it off and edit where necessary to make it au courant. Also, in light … Continue reading

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A very good read

I had hoped to get some things published this week, but two items have been weighing upon my time, namely school, and my daughter, whose seventeenth year has proven to be very trying for her mother and me. Nevertheless, I … Continue reading

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Eugenics, Population Control, and the Total State

I am working on a couple posts in regard to totalitarianism, the myth of the state, and anti-humanism. This mentality is rampant in both the world and in the US. I recommend, though the article is not for those with … Continue reading

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Through the cross Joy has come into the World

Pascha is the highlight of my year. I love all the feasts, but Holy Week, when entered into fully, comes as near to heaven for me as I think something here can. As an Orthodox I have been blessed in … Continue reading

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