Weekend Reading

Drew Oliver, Why “Civilisation” matters, The New Criterion Edward Feser, How to be a pervert, Ed Feser’s blog Rod Dreher, Bias, Bigotry & The Benedict Option & Benedict’s Ark, The American Conservative John Horvat II, Why Treating Everyone Equally Is a Problem, Crisis Michael…

Weekend Reading

Will Heaven, I’m taking no chances with hell, Catholic Herald Justin Dyer, Nature in the dock reviews R. H. Helmholz’s Natural Law in Court: A History of Legal Theory in Practice, Claremont Review of Books Fr. George W. Rutler, Dignitas: The Manners of Humility,…

Weekend Reading

Jeremy Hausotter,The Unborn Child Is Never the Aggressor, Ethika Politika Ana Maria Dumitru,Science, Embryonic Autonomy, and the Question of When Life Begins, Public Discourse Matthew J. Franck, Kermit Gosnell and the Ideology of Abortion on Demand, Public Discourse Samuel Gregg, Shedding Light…

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…