Monthly Archives: September 2017

Logic of Protest

As John C Wright once pointed out protest was essentially a threat. It is ultimately backed by rebellion against the sovereign. Protests then are essentially at least implicitly acts of treason or sedition. This is essentially different from a petition … Continue reading

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What Wrong With The World of Authority

http://whatswrongwiththeworld.net/2017/09/standing_at_attention_for_the.html Consider: I am pleased to live in a country where the authority of the soveriegn defends me when I disrespect the sovereign. That is I respect the authority of the sovereign that empowers me to disrespect the authority of … Continue reading

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Virtue In Practice

Currently I work in an intense project that is high stakes and management is ready to point fingers and blame somebody if things don’t go right. In fact they’re looking for someone to blame for the latest setback. I’d point … Continue reading

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Luminous Notes II

If a photon is a substance than white light is an accidental unity.  A photon is a material substance with particular qualities.  The red shift of light from distant stars seems to suggest that photons change qualitative over a distance. … Continue reading

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Internet Rhetoric Notes

What is most objective and manifest should be established before arguing subtle and subjective points. E.g. if we can’t agree that it is never licit to commit adultery, discussing whether mortal sin is committed in a particular adulterous act is … Continue reading

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Conservative Crisis Over Authority

My comment here: http://www.crisismagazine.com/2017/liberty-authority-toward-catholic-conservatism#comment-3535834720 “”That our country should be governed by laws (albeit ones grounded in Christian principles) and not men—managers working constantly to bring about a more “Christian” society, with the police readily at hand to enforce their edicts—is convincing.” … Continue reading

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Right to Suppress the Truth

The title makes the article look like a hilarious satire but Joe is serious. Conservative liberals once again concede the ground to progressive liberals and defend every horrific mass murdering ideology of the past century, which yesteryear’s liberals rejected, and … Continue reading

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