How Modern Psychology Contributes to the Mental Health Crisis

How Modern Psychology Contributes to the Mental Health Crisis

America is being overwhelmed with a public health crisis. This is evidenced in rising levels of anxiety, depression, isolation, drug addiction, suicide and other psychological disorders, not to mention the deviations of homosexuality and transgenderism, which modern psychology largely fosters. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the crisis, with a notable impact on the elderly and young, … Read more

The Missing Ingredient: An Appeal to Beauty

The Missing Ingredient: An Appeal to Beauty

Recently, Daily Wire host Michael Knowles commented that of the three transcendentals—goodness, truth and beauty—American conservatives love to frame their arguments in terms of truth, often have recourse to goodness but give little importance to beauty. It is an astute observation that greatly affects their effectiveness. However, what are the transcendentals and why are they … Read more

Considerations on the Russian Soul

Considerations on the Russian Soul

In the context of the book Revolution and Counter-Revolution, we can ask: If there had been a counter-revolutionary tsar, what would his policies have been? First of all, he obviously would have converted to the Catholic Faith and had it established throughout Russia. Free Book: Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic … Read more

How a Pilgrimage Can Make a Difference

During these troubling times, sometimes a person feels overwhelmed and hopeless.  Some ask, “what can I do? I’m just one person.” Today every faithful Catholic faces overwhelming public immorality, abortion, lawlessness and hatred towards God and the Catholic faith. Such overwhelming attacks can tempt us to think any reaction won’t make any difference. Free Book: … Read more

The Next Goal of the Pro-Death Lobby—Physician-Assisted Suicide

On April 8, 2021, New Mexico joined eight other states and the District of Columbia in making it legal for doctors to kill their patients. Of course, the politicians and their media allies would not be so blunt. The Associated Press signaled their approval in glowing language. “Dignity in dying — making the clear-eyed choice … Read more

During this Advent, May Grace Rain on a Sinful World

Advent: From the Latin ad-venio, to come to. “Send down the dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the Just One: let the earth be opened, and bud forth the Redeemer.” These words of the Advent hymn, Rorate Caeli, echo the longings of the Fathers of old for the coming of a … Read more

How Suffering Can Make America Spiritually Great

I first saw him on Twitter and was touched by his messages. I still don’t know that much about him. In the fast world of social media, there is hardly time to read anything. However, I believe people like him represent the future of America. The first thing to report is that he is a … Read more

Are Conservatives Soul-Searching in the Wrong Places?

A brutal business climate and societal breakdown have brought major changes to America. In response, many Americans, especially conservatives, are soul searching for something more compassionate for those left behind. Unfortunately, they are looking in the most unlikely places: business and government. They will likely be searching for a long time. The controversy over this … Read more

Is “Zombie Eating” The Death of Fine Dining?

Eighty-eight percent of Americans are zombie eaters, according to a survey commissioned by Snyder Lance, the manufacturers of “Pretzel Crisps.” Zombie eating means eating while staring at a screen. We find zombie eaters everywhere. Few restaurants are without groups or families, in which each person is staring at a smartphone screen. There is something pitiful … Read more