What Notre Dame Says about Civilization

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“The destruction of Notre Dame has shaken our complacent belief in the permanence of things and the ability for our culture to last without care and cultivation. It reveals and reminds us that life is a fragile thing, and even the strongest bastions dedicated to the eternal can still be brought down.”

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Understanding Hitler’s Worldview (Part I)

(Nazi T4 Euthanasia Nurses)

“[Werner Catel] called for the continuation of the Nazi program of involuntary euthanasia, saying, “…We are not talking about humans here, but rather beings that were merely procreated by humans and that will never themselves become humans endowed with reason or a soul.”

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When the Lights Go Out in Venezuela

(Agence France-Presse)

“Socialists frequently tell us that in their ideal system, private property of the common man is to be respected; only major industries are to be seized…Well, that is exactly what socialism did in Venezuela, and it has not been pretty.”

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Pinna: Ocasio-Cortez on the Road

“In the face of all of this evidence, let’s give Cortez another shot and ask one more question: why does it even matter if she was hypocritical? Aside from her being an elected official that people are supposed to trust, it’s because she made it matter.”

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Jordan Peterson and Christianity: Doctrine and Truth (Part I)

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“Like Pelagius, Peterson thinks we can achieve salvation through our own efforts of will, without the grace of God. Like the aforementioned Gnostics, Peterson repeatedly argues that we each have a spark of the divine in us, so can manifest the divine here and now in our damned world of suffering.”

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Does Anti-Semitism Run Concurrent with the BDS Movement?

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“I can tell you that many protesters who advocate for ‘Palestine’ would find themselves not so welcome in its territories. The outspoken feminists at the National Women’s Studies Association who endorse BDS and attack the Jewish state would not be so loud on the streets of Hebron.”

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The Need for Nations

(B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia)

“It may sound trite to say so, but the national state is the worst way of arranging and governing human societies, apart from all the others.”

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