The Desires of Man

By |2017-07-31T23:48:31-05:00October 8th, 2012|Categories: Christianity, Constitution, Education, Fr. James Schall, Liberal Learning, Virtue|Tags: , |

At the beginning of each academic year, we talk of a desire to learn. We think we have developed institutions that facilitate this learning. True, we question the cost of a university education. Many students end with significant debts; jobs are often scarce. Many do not actually learn much in college, especially about the important [...]

The Materialist Superstition

By |2017-02-03T11:40:15-06:00September 8th, 2012|Categories: Featured, George Gilder, Science|Tags: , , |

The continued prevalence of the materialist superstition was manifest in a recent issue of Time magazine titled “In Search of the Mind.”[1] The cover story for the issue authoritatively declaimed that “consciousness may be nothing more than an evanescent by-product of more mundane, wholly physical processes.” According to one medical school neuroscientist cited in the [...]

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