The Rogue’s March – A Book Recommendation

The Rogue's March : John Riley and the Saint Patrick’s Battalion by Peter F. Stevens is the true story of the US Army deserters who fought valiantly as a Mexican Army unit during the American - Mexican War of 1846 – 48. Mr. Stevens does a good job of detailing this particularly dark time in … Continue reading The Rogue’s March – A Book Recommendation

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Best selling author Nick Cole, who is half the writing team of the spectacularly successful Galaxy's Edge Series, shares some of their secrets on how to successfully use Amazon.com's algorithms to sell more of your books. It's a lengthy interview, but I found it informative. You may too!

Our Dark Age

Centuries hence, historians will regard our modern epoch as a genuine Dark Age and not the light-infused Middle Ages which are regularly calumniated as a benighted time by the historically illiterate.

These future historians will chuckle, with a sad shaking of their heads, every time they come across one of our references to the Enlightenment. Their greater perspective of history will identify that movement as the first gathering of clouds. They will see in the ‘Enlightenment’ the looming death shroud which would eventually blanket all of Christendom. They will carefully compile a catalog of the various ways reason and morality were occluded under its cover. Their yet to be written annals will painstakingly detail our sorrowful slide down the slippery slope of relativism that landed us with our head so far up our ass and so deep in the abyss of solipsism that we ensconced support and defense of objective abominations like sodomy and infanticide under the aegis of personal choice.

And what will they determine brought on this supposed ‘Enlightenment?’

The breakdown of Authority…

The Orthosphere

Holiness spirals are not first a search for status, although once they have got going, they do result in an arms race to see who is holiest among the Pharisees, thus of the highest moral and political rank, and thus least suitable as a scapegoat.

They are, first, a search for the proper constraints of true holiness upon conduct. Men are Fallen, and live in a Fallen, corrupt world; and they know it. They want to get holy; they want desperately to get ritually pure. Until they can honestly feel that they have done so, they will feel terrific anxiety, and thrash about in their predicaments like a bear in a trap.

Trapped bears are very dangerous.

When there is no established sacerdotal hierarchy that can authoritatively define the unquestionable constraints of holiness, and then offer men a way to get back within those constraints when they have strayed beyond…

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A Canticle For Leibowitz – A Book Recommendation

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller JR. is a timeless and must-read classic! Webster defines apocalypse as “…writings marked by pseudonymity, symbolic imagery and the expectation of an imminent cosmic cataclysm…” The explanatory notes in my Catholic bible would add that “The Apocalypse (so it names this last book of the bible) is a … Continue reading A Canticle For Leibowitz – A Book Recommendation

The Hidden Truth – A Book Recommendation

 When a high school student stumbles across a discrepancy between an online version of an old physics book and its pulp original, he quite naturally assumes there was an error made in its scanning. Investigating further, he discovers other 'discrepancies' between old physics books and their online copies, discrepancies which are all related to a … Continue reading The Hidden Truth – A Book Recommendation

Twitter Censors Blacks and Muslims!

    Oh... my bad. It's whites and Christians Twitter is censoring. It's an easy mistake to make and judging by the utter lack of outrage and coverage from the Lame Street Media, I'm guessing there's nothing wrong here. Just move along now. Go find yourself a cute cat video somewhere. Of course, Twitter's censorship of … Continue reading Twitter Censors Blacks and Muslims!

Domino – A Book Recommendation

  Ever since Aesop's time, if not before then, storytellers have been spinning yarns about animals in order to make salient observations about humanity. These tales are among the most enduring and endearing stories we have. DOMINO By Kia Heavey is a more than deserving addition to their immortal ranks.               … Continue reading Domino – A Book Recommendation