Deus Ex Machina

"This is the generation of the great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently of that mortal god, to which we own under the immortal God, our peace and defense." -Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan

What is Religious Modernism?

Entering the presence of Innocent II., before whom a large sum of money was spread out, the Pope observed, “You see, the Church is no longer in that age in … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Nationalist/Racialist Turn of Libertarianism; Are Markets “Natural”?

Because we have no government, armed with power, capable of contending with human passions, unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge and licentiousness would break the strongest cords of … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Russian Orthodox Ecclesiology: The People of God itself is the Church

The following is taken from the blog The Vineyard of the Saker, a Russian Orthodox, answering a question about the nature of the Church. @James: What is the Church? To … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Common Law and the Establishment of Christian Facts

For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we had been eyewitnesses of his … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Four Faces of Analytic Philosophy

Despite analytic philosophy’s reputation for aridity, robotic rigidity, and sheer yawn inducing logomachy, analytic philosophy encompasses a rather diverse field only of which a couple rightly deserve it’s reputation. I … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

There is no such thing as a Philosophical Presupposition

Moreover, what the age… calls “wise” consists of subtle and mysterious words. Such subtle and mysterious words are hard even for the wisest men to understand. Now, of you set … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Parallel between Thor-Loki and Jacob-Esau; Who does God Prefer?

Loki, with all his grave unbalance, understood rulers as I know I never will… I’d rather be a good man than a great king. -Thor, refusing the throne in Thor … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Has the American Pro-Life Moral Argument Collapsed?

There has to be some form of punishment. -Donald Trump in response to whether or not women who procure abortions should be punished. One of the most interesting outcomes of … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · 1 Comment