Source: Margaret Harper Mc Carthy via thepublicdiscourse.comOriginally appeared in The Public Discourse, the journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton NJ, and is reprinted with permission. The contemporary distinction between sex and gender downgrades human beings to “biological” males or females with detached “identities.” We should reject this, and insist instead […]
Christianity is constantly being faced with antagonistic views from the secular world, which puts it in conflict with the ideologies of ‘post-modernist’ thinking. It is no surprise that Christianity suffers as a result (Mat. 10:22, John 15:20).This category reflects Catholic teaching and understanding on a range of difficult social and moral issues.
Source: mercatornet.org Reprinted with from mercatornet.org with permission from Bitter Winter Following its groundbreaking report of February 2020, “Uyghurs for Sale,” further investigations by the ASPI (Australian Strategic Policy Institute) have unearthed more evidence that, far from scaling back its activities following adverse publicity towards its policies, the CCP has unashamedly stepped […]
Header image: Complicit Clergy via YouTube Fr. Daniel Nolan reflects upon the old adage that those who ignorant of the past are bound to repeat it. Fr. Nolan offers a number of historical examples of when government officials conducted unethical scientific experiments on its citizens and then lied about it. […]
Source: Professor David Albert Jones via mercatornet.com. Reprinted with permission. A US-Chinese team of scientists have produced embryos that include human cells and cells of a nonhuman primate, the long-tailed macaque. What are we to make of such experiments? How are we to assess their ethical implications? Historical precedent The first thing to […]
Source: The Turning Point Project Preprinted with permission Amidst the blur of violent, tragic events in Afghanistan, The Stream decided to ask for some perspective from an expert on the Islamic faith and its links to political conflict and violence, author William Kilpatrick. John Zmirak: You’re an expert on Islam. You have a […]
There is a kind of quasi-worship of technology that puts AI at the center of human existence. Source: Tom Valovic via mercatornet.com Tom Valovic is a journalist and the author of Digital Mythologies (Rutgers University Press), a series of essays that explored emerging social and political issues raised by the […]
Source: SowellTV via YouTube This is an excerpt from Thomas Sowell’s ‘Dismantling America’ — https://amzn.to/3BjFHnT Header image: SowellTV via YouTube