Why Baltimore’s Little Italy Is A Remarkable Organic Community

No one in the City of Baltimore ever forgot it. A little before 11:00 a.m. on February 7, 1904, a fire broke out in a commercial building that quickly engulfed the downtown area. The local fire companies lost hope in extinguishing the spreading fire. They dynamited buildings in the fire’s path to create a firebreak, … Read more

Understanding the Social Function of Private Property

Free enterprise and private property have some rather strange supporters around the world. While professing to be ardent anticommunists, these supporters always advocate some restrictions on private property or free enterprise when proposing solutions for socio-economic problems. The greater the limitations, the more they rejoice. Their justification is always the same: Private property and free … Read more

‘Return to Order’ Now Available in Portuguese

The Day After: What Is Our Dream for a Post-Roe America?

The award-winning book Return to Order has been translated into Portuguese. Published by the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), the translation of the work, which describes organic Christian society, is now available in e-book format and available on Amazon’s various sites with the title Retorno Á Ordem: De uma … Read more

Warning! A Virus Threatens America’s Future and Christian Civilization


  Warning! A Virus Threatens America’s Future and Christian Civilization The Catholic Concept of the Common Good Is the Antidote to the Pandemic’s Ideological Manipulation America and the world now face a turning point in history that will define generations to come. In addition to the suffering and death toll, the coronavirus pandemic might trigger … Read more

A Return to Order Experienced at Connie’s

It was a breakfast experience one I did not expect to find in California, or for that matter, anywhere in America. After arriving from the East Coast the night before, I was jetlagged, tired, disoriented and hungry. The following morning, I stumbled across Connie’s, nestled in a strip mall, and decided to stop for breakfast. … Read more

Can’t You Make this Surreal World Just Go Away?

The afflictive thing about living in our polarized society is the terrifying thought that there is something permanent in our incompatibility with each other. No one desires the present unpleasantness. We sincerely wish that we could get along. However, most people want a quick fix.  They want magic buttons to push that will make the … Read more

When 500 Types of Pasta Are Not Good Enough

Paging through the food section of The Wall Street Journal, I was enchanted by an illustrated article about American chefs who are now offering a world of pasta to discerning customers. The adventure takes people beyond spaghetti, lasagna, macaroni and other familiar pasta dishes and introduces readers to the rich variations that reflect amazing regional … Read more

10 Amazing Ideas In ‘Return to Order’ That Will Inspire You

Return to Order Why Return to Order? 1

The book, Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society—Where We’ve Been, How We Got Here and Where We Need to Go helps people understand better where we went wrong in our society and culture. Author John Horvat II provides insights into our society in crisis. He also outlines what a … Read more

Lighting the Way to a Life That Makes Sense

Lighting the Way to a Life That Makes Sense

The new book Lighting the Way: Stories that Show How Our Culture Went Wrong and How We Can Restore Order is a collection of stories arranged to illustrate an idea. The idea is that of the organic Christian society. That is an unfamiliar idea to many, although we live in and around many such organic … Read more