Modernism, Traditionalism, and the Role of Women

There are forces at work that have been quite successful at convincing women that they can “have it all” and be anything they want to be – all without any penalty. This is like telling an eight-year old that he can do anything he wants to do. He straps on a towel, imagining it to be a Superman cape, then jumps off a roof because he believed he could fly. Is that really all that different from telling women that they can spend their youth getting an advanced degree, work their way up the corporate ladder to financial success –…

The Hospitality Parable

Imagine someone coming into your house. Someone you don’t know, but who perhaps was invited by your teenage son. He had said something about wanting to add a little spice to this boring house; nothing ever changes here; he needed someone to help him figure out how to get to the next level on his video game. You know – important stuff. Not really a problem, but you’re a bit annoyed that you weren’t asked – they just showed up. You want to be polite, so you say nothing and go into another room so as not to hear their…

The Melting Mess

Genocide. The word conjures up images of widespread slaughter and mass unmarked graves. We see none of that today; so, why would anyone raise the alarm about White genocide? Before we tackle the matter of White genocide, let’s make sure we understand what genocide really means. The legal definition of genocide is clearly spelled out by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility To Protect. … genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: c) Deliberately inflicting on the…

Heaven Helps Those…

Imagine that you are out on the open water in a boat. With you are your four-year old son and his friend. The boat capsizes and both boys are struggling to keep from drowning as the current is sweeping them away. You can only save one of them, so which one will it be? It will, of course, be your own son – even though you would also like to save the other boy. One child has life, while the other has death. The other child was certainly not hated and may be a close family friend or even a…