The Macabre Dance of the Skeletons Out of the Closet

There is a certain point when a normal house becomes haunted. It is hard to say exactly when the change occurs, but when it does, things become strange and eerie. From the outside, the house … Continue reading

Looking at Laudato Si’ in Theory and Practice

Ronald Reagan once said that an economist is someone who sees something happen in practice and wonders if it could work in theory. The new book, Pope Francis and the Caring Society, appears like a … Continue reading

The World Is Not Flat | Return to Order

A Brutal Pace of Life: The Fruit of Intemperance

Many people associate the virtue of temperance with the control of one’s appetite. A temperate person does not eat or drink in excess. This perception is undoubtedly true but temperance involves much more. Temperance involves … Continue reading

The ‘Weinsteinization’ of Everything Rotten

The spectacular fall of Harvey Weinstein represents more than just the rejection of the appalling behavior of a Hollywood mogul. Rather, it is the unsurprising confirmation that Hollywood is rotten. The behavior of Hollywood producers … Continue reading

Finding the Sublime in Unlikely Places | Return to Order

Finding the Sublime in Unlikely Places

By Francis Slobodnik. One of the essential elements in a return to order is a return to the idea of the sublime. According to Sir Edmund Burke, “the sublime is the strongest emotion which the … Continue reading

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Wisdom: the Highest Cause of Things

Excerpt from the talk, “Wisdom: The Foundation of an Organic Christian Society” given by John Horvat II at the 2013 TFP National Conference on October 26, 2013 As I said before, wisdom is to know … Continue reading

The Bottom Line on Marriage | Return to Order

The Bottom Line on Marriage

There are those who attack traditional marriage and say this sacred institution should no longer be defined in terms of the procreation of the human race and the mutual love and support of a man … Continue reading

Realizing How Powerful We Really Are

In seeking to return to Christian order, we should realize how powerful we really are. The best way to do this is to learn from the reactions of the other side. Whenever we defend the … Continue reading

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