Civilization is constantly under attack

    One unfortunate side effect of utopian ideology is the quest to create a system of government so righteous and noble that nobody would even try to tear it down.  This is absurd and childish.  Civilization is always under attack.  The forces of anarchy and barbarism never go away. There will always be people who believe The System is so fundamentally unjust that they are justified in ignoring | Read More »

    The requirements of civilization

    Our media has not made Americans as familiar as we should be with the plight of Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian woman sentenced to death by the Sudanese government for “apostasy.”  Her “crime” was being Christian even though her largely unseen father was Muslim.  According to the Sudanese legal system, this nullified her marriage to American Daniel Wani, making her guilty of additional “crimes” due to | Read More »

    You Didn’t Build That

    We can’t know what we don’t know however we can know that we don’t know or as Socrates taught us the recognition of our ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. The society and civilization in which any human lives and operates is like water to a fish.  Something they move around in, something they need to survive, it is also something they don’t even notice.  | Read More »

    Kermit Gosnell, Nihilism, Tolerance, and The Evil of The Blur

    She once had to kill a baby delivered in a toilet, cutting its neck with scissors, she said. Asked if she knew that was wrong, she said, “At first I didn’t.”

    – Nurse Moton, Gosnell’s Abortion Clinic (HT:NRO)

    Wow! Mrs. Peacock, in the toilet, with the scissors. I don’t think they have all the cards for that in your typical edition of Clue™. Should she not have done that? Let’s stop and evaluate…Is the average American still decent enough as a human being to even figure that out anymore? I’m disgusted enough to have to stop and wonder. Is America still a civilized enough nation to teach its citizens that this is a bad thing?

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