Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why fork TVTropes?

All The Tropes:Why Fork TV Tropes From All The Tropes, the wiki with all the tropes!  https://allthetropes.orain.org/wiki/All_The_Tropes:Why_Fork_TV_Tropes If you’ve stumbled upon this site, you might be asking, “How are you different from TV Tropes, other than the slightly old content?” … Continue reading

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He could have murdered some priests, but he decided to murder his spirit instead

https://zippycatholic.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/modern-vocations-murder-the-spirit/ Zippy wrote: by overwriting the conceptual place reserved for vocations with careers, modernity takes one more step forward in its project of murdering the spirit. The flip side of this is that modernity protects law-abiding priests from getting murdered … Continue reading

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Was Marx aiming to destroy Western Civilization?

As usual, I don’t entirely agree with Ex-Army, who wrote: Marx himself would have disagreed with many of the ideas included in “Cultural Marxism,” because he personally had no intention of destroying Western Culture; he merely urged on what he … Continue reading

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Dear English language: just because it’s grammatical…

http://www.henrydampier.com/2015/01/little-corporals/ Here’s a good example of ambiguity in English grammar: Regarding Hitler and Napoleon, who were hated by the upper classes: Both of these leaders reaped the discontent with the former leadership class to attempt to right the wrongs caused … Continue reading

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Social prestige and holiness are two very different things

I was reading the discussion at: https://ahousewithnochild.wordpress.com/2015/01/20/a-solution-to-the-holiness-problem/ I think James Donald’s harmful rhetoric is making a lot of people stupider. James Donald often writes about Protestants who see themselves as holier than Jesus. This little phrase is catchy, and so … Continue reading

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