Tag Archives: Modernity

Spinoza, Kant, Solomon Maimon & Jewish Secularization In 18th Century Europe

‘The Road to Modernity’ by Gertrud Himmelfarb, the wife of Irving Kristol and mother of Fox News contributor and founder/editor of Washington’s ‘The Weekly Standard’ William Kristol is the most significant public contribution to any understanding of the European Enlightenment … Continue reading

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John Paul II: The Defeat Of Modernity & A New Birth Of Freedom

Raymond Aron, Isaiah Berlin, Winston Churchill and Pope John Paul II had much in common.  Aron and the French left were ardent in their support of a secular humanism that had its birth in 1789, Berlin was a deracinated Jew … Continue reading

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The Motivation of John Paul II

Throughout his Papacy John Paul II had the conviction that the Church must play the central role in assisting how to discern true from false freedom.  As a trained moral theologian, Karol Wojtyla understood the demands of reason in modernity, … Continue reading

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Benny Avni: A Prostrate West, A Rising Militancy In Persia & A Look Into The Heart Of Islam

An old secret that western contemporary governments use in order to protect intelligence agents is to plant them as journalists; shielded by a Constitution gives them unimpeded range to explore, divulge and develop unattractive options to shape public opinion. Benny … Continue reading

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