Disposable children

A couple of days ago I pointed out that consequences have ideas; that is, that any controversial but persistent practice, here legal abortion, will develop a set of ideas that attempt to give it rational coherence and justification. One of those…

Christmas Reading

It is a matter of convention, that politics and religion are the two subjects to avoid in polite company. Humbug! I’m going to arm you with the appropriate reasons to persuade, awaken, or at the very least, humble, that contrary friend…

Weekday Reading

Jacques Maritain, Aquinas on the final end of human person, The Catholic Thing Bill Vallicella, A Note on Ayn Rand’s Misunderstanding of Kant, Maverick Philosopher Edward Feser, Denial flows into the Tiber, Ed Feser’s blog William Briggs, Summary Against Modern Thought: The Intellect…

Weekend Reading

Edward Feser, Why Not Annihilation? Ed Feser’s blog David Albert Jones, The injustice of destroying embryonic human beings, Mercatornet Tim Bradley, Unconscionable: Threats to Religious Freedom and Rights of Conscience in the Abortion Debate, Public Discourse R. J. Snell, Against Pious Nihilism: C.S.…