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Fear of Death & Human Nature

Natural Law and Human Rights: Toward a Recovery of Practical Reason (Catholic Ideas for a Secular World) by Pierre Manent From the introduction written by Daniel J. Mahoney: For the acting human being and the acting Christian, death cannot be … Continue reading

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Hostile to the very idea of human nature…

Thirteen years ago after much deliberation Gil Bailie posted the following on our old web blog. In the intervening years the cultural milieu has moved dramatically in regard to the matters of concern in this post. I am re-posting it … Continue reading

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Human Nature

“Contrary to what our nihilists and relativists tell us, there is a human nature, and its resiliency is such that it often manages to adjust to the weirdest cultural insanities.” – René Girard

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Tweet others as you would like to be tweeted

Listening to a symposium on social media and the 1st Amendment hosted by Georgetown University and the Knight First Amendment Institute I heard the above permutation of the ‘Golden Rule’. The entire hour and forty minute panel discussion was interesting … Continue reading

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Truth? What is truth…

“That a man should think he’s Napoleon, or that he’s a woman, may be no surprise, for humans may imagine a wide range of implausible things. But that the claim should be credited, without challenge, as a truth, offers yet … Continue reading

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The Left vs. Human Nature

“The Left does not like the idea of human nature. It tells them they are not free to do what they want. From a factual perspective, it tells them people do not change much, so the way things were in … Continue reading

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