The False Libertarian Notion of Self-Ownership

Libertarians support the idea that a government’s only purpose is to protect life, liberty and private property. One way this is done is through an idea they call self-ownership. This is the notion that each individual owns himself, just like … Continue reading

What Napoleon Thought About Holy Communion

In an age of instant gratification, we are encouraged to forget about the most important things in our lives. Our rushed and hectic schedules demand our attention. We must have everything now, instantly, regardless of the consequences. It must be … Continue reading

When Men Calmly Carried Out Their Trades

In the placid waters of this canal of the Belgian city of Ghent, the facades of some buildings typical of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance have been reflected for centuries. These buildings create a singular architectural impression of balance … Continue reading

No Nobility of Purpose = No Prosperity

There are those who think that if we put our economy back on track, everything will be all right. Material prosperity is their sole solution. They speak of happiness as if it can be expressed in terms of GDP, government … Continue reading

When Saints Formed Children

“God made me to know, love, and serve Him in this world in order to be happy with Him in the next.” Thus does the child correctly answer the catechism question of why God made him. In consonance with this … Continue reading

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