Manipulated to Follow the Course of This World

  There is a passage in C. S. Lewis’ novel That Hideous Strength (published in 1945) that foreshadows the media manipulation going on today. I’ll begin with some background from my post Genealogies of Straw? The narrator in C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy novel That Hideous Strength tells us about one of the central characters Mark…

The Bill of Rumored Rights

  Retired prison psychiatrist Anthony Daniels (Theodore Dalrymple) speaks and writes with keen insight gathered from his experience of the human condition and of its surrounding culture. Here is a short introduction of Daniels from the website Goodreads: Anthony Malcolm Daniels, who generally uses the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is an English writer and retired…

‘Tis the Season to Rethink Equal Outcomes

  The Progressive’s notion of equal outcomes: “income equality” realized through redistribution; test results based on tests revised so that certain people could pass the test; participation-trophy type merit; laws that ‘fix’ opportunity for certain people; verdicts and sentencing of activist judges who rule based on a defendant’s social circumstances rather than by the crime…

Your Personal Populism

  I will deliver You know I’m a forgiver Reach out and touch faith Reach out and touch faith Your own personal Jesus Someone to hear your prayers Someone who cares Your own personal Jesus Someone to hear your prayers Someone who’s there… -Personal Jesus, Depeche Mode ~~~ When the people saw that Moses was…

“Now is the ruler of the world cast out” (Henchmen to follow)

  Patria o muerte! [Homeland or death] Che Guevara, December 11, 1964, 19th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. “Executions?” Guevara told the UN General Assembly in 1964. “We execute! And we will continue executing as long as it is necessary.” “Guevara was a man whose interest in justice is best summed…