Not polite to evil.
One of the facts of this fallen existence is that bad things happen to good people. Not merely to bad people. Not that this matters: for the current times are more than fallen. They are evil. When you get columnists complaining because the majority of Canadians are decent and support grieving families, On April 6th, […] Read More
May the world leave us alone.
One of the reasons that I can blog is that my children are grown. I don’t have to worry about our weaponized social welfare system, which at times can remove infants, even just after birth. I am, no one is, completely invulnerable to pressure. We have not reached the lethal version of politics that seems […] Read More
Repent: Scots police included.
The regulations of the state will not save you. Instead they will damn you. For if you try by the use of power to make men better, you will fail. Fail. And in your glosses of the law, you will institutionalize evil. If your tolerance of blasphemy only goes one way it will backfire. For […] Read More
Hypocrisy is a vice: Civility a weak virtue.
We are at a point where we are being silenced: if we cannot be silenced we will be bought to the amenable authorities and forced to recant. For it is not merely the truth that is offensive, but thought. Rational thought, you see, is racist. Or sexist. Or does not acknowledge the subjective experience of […] Read More
Smash the idols of this current year.
Let us be clear. The civil religion of the ancient days was idolatrous. The worship of symbols — if not the idol, the form, was ingrained, and the sacrifice of oxen and bulls to the gods was accompanied by augury. The Romans may not have been effete, but they were more superstitious than the Greeks […] Read More