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Winners & Losers…

“There is a secret gnawing certainty that tells us that in success there is always a residue of impurity, in victory always a residue of coarseness … that there is and can be complete purity only in misfortune, and that … Continue reading

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Pointing Beyond…

Christ’s Cross is indeed not one historical fact among others to which a natural process can more or less arbitrarily be related: it is the fundamental, ontological presupposition of all natural processes that all, knowingly or not, intrinsically signify or … Continue reading

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Liberation of man…social emancipation

For those who speak of being on the right or wrong side of history — that old Hegelian-Marxist axiom — the renown French theologian has a reminder: “‘Liberation of man,’ understood as a social emancipation, is a human undertaking which, … Continue reading

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The Right Side of History

Those who prattle on about being on the right side of history are the Pied Pipers who are leading us into a post-historical and post-cultural wilderness — as the great historian Christopher Dawson saw so clearly in 1938 (just before … Continue reading

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