I do not believe that we shun our traditional ideas and beliefs because of their impracticality. I think we shun them because we know that what we have mocked and ridiculed actually is the proper order of the world, and we have simply drifted so far away from it as to hate it.
One may accurately consider nostalgia a sort of restlessness for a sense of belonging, comfort, or peace. We are all longing to go home.
Hey dol! merry dol! ring a dong dillo! Ring a dong! hop along! fal lal the willow! Tom Bom, jolly Tom, Tom Bombadillo!
Modern man believes that legal might makes moral right. He is perfectly wrong, and his materialism will continue to destroy his spirit.
“How is it they live for eons in such harmony – the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their hearts on someone they know?” – St. Thomas Aquinas
Within Tolkien's masterpiece The Lord of the Rings, there is contained some of the most beautiful, lovely, and tragically moving poetry of the 20th century.
The twists and turns of life are often amusing. One such twist proceeds as follows: I recall sitting in the first of many undergraduate philosophy courses. It was during this particular course that I was first exposed in any substantial way to Plato’s Cave, and later to St. Aquinas’ Five Proofs of God, both of … Continue reading Saint Augustine Joins Twitter