Category Archives: Sexual Ethics

Married With Children: Adulthood Postponed?

Naomi Schaefer Riley isn’t known for mixing her words.  Her latest column in the NY Post revealed a lot of what’s wrong with our culture.  She spoke of how contemporary life is characterized by a sad irony that marriage has … Continue reading

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The Origin of Aids

It all began in 1981 when rare tumors known as Kaposi’s Sarcoma began to be seen throughout San Francisco.  In two years doctors knew of the intrinsic relation between these rare tumors and the four H’s:  homosexuals, heroin addicts, haemophiliacs … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage, Muslims, Polygamy & The Great Satan’s Charm

Ever since the Enlightenment, the West has tethered itself to the philosophical concept of the autonomy of reason.  Why is this significant?  Because the last few decades of the 20th century ushered in new forms of tyranny born from within … Continue reading

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Immigration, Demography & The Maintanence Of Superpower Status

I’ve written about the social and political impact of plummiting demography in Israel and Russia.  This quick post will put into relief the impact of falling demography in ‘ascendant economies’ like China, Russia, Brazil etc. . . The Unites States … Continue reading

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Identity & Personhood In Ancient Rome: The Specificity Of Christian Ethics vs. The Eros Of Selfish Property

This blog has dealt sufficiently with the concept of ‘The Specificity of Christian Ethics’ at great length, it cannot be ignored how secular life itself is a perversion of Christianity.  This insight will move into greater relief as the West … Continue reading

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Islam & ‘Sex Slaves’: Case Study

I suppose that most people are unable to wade into distinct contrasts between traditions (moral or textual) that animate various religious traditions.  I say ‘religious’ for a distinct reason:  revelation reveals ‘man’ to ‘himself’. In other words, the concept of … Continue reading

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Sex & The City: The Social and Political Impact Of Militant Feminism

I was always dismayed when people use any kind of moral equivalency.  An example is the ‘Wall of Apartheid’ (originally coined by Jimmy Carter) throughout the West Bank in Israel.  Anyone with even a modicum of knowledge of the politics … Continue reading

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The Social Crisis of the Working Class

Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute in Washington remains the single most significant sociologist since the passing of Seymour Martin Lipset.  His latest is titled ‘The State of White America’.  This is a startling account of reversal of America’s … Continue reading

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Fascist Islam: History & Prospects

Although Malise Ruthven is credited with coining the term ‘Islamofascism’ while writing for the British Independent in 1990, the term was coined by Maxine Rodinson.  Nevertheless, we have throughout the west a vast intellectual reserve providing antecedents for us to … Continue reading

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Karol Wojtyla On Imago Dei

‘In affirming that the spouses, as parents, cooperate with God the Creator in conceiving and giving birth to a new human being, we are not speaking merely with reference to the laws of biology.  Instead we wish to emphasize that … Continue reading

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