Jason M. Morgan
The FIRE strategy -- which stands for financial independence, retire early -- doesn’t alter the debt-peonage economy; it just carves out exceptions for a select few.
HAS THE ONLINE WORLD COLONIZED OUR INWARD EXISTENCE?
Most of us probably spend more time each day looking at screens than at anything, or anyone, else. Our thinking is curdled out of online scenarios.
PURITANISM COUPLED WITH HELLIONISM IS OUR NATIONAL CHARACTER
We Americans are a revolutionary people. Our homegrown hooligans are convinced of the purity of their motives and their righteousness.
OUR POST-CHRISTIAN ANTI-CULTURE FALLS FOR FRAUD & IDOLS
The West's turning away from Faith and the sacraments has opened a void we now try to fill with whatever hucksters come up with next.
Conservatism claims to respect the Church, to have regard for God, but it reduces the Church and remolds God as a supporting figure.
Carl Sagan’s immanent nihilism is premised on the seemingly conflicting notions that mankind is nothing and yet everything, simultaneously.
There is something very particularly American about "raising awareness": it is democratic, in seeking to sway public opinion; it is optimistic; it is evangelical and yet post-Christian.
Fr. Hesburgh proved to be a perfect avatar for the Notre Dame he created: an endorser of some kind of vaguely conceived “natural religion.”
Social Justice Warriors behave like cult members. They are little Cromwells who demand Robespierre-level ideological purity of every single person.
THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION WAS REALLY ABOUT SELFISHNESS
The sexbot is a tool that uses us and mocks our weakness. It is a vision of Hell: inhuman, ruthless, mendacious, comfortless, and cold.
"Novitiate" is a film to be expected at the bitter, burnt-out end of the sexual revolution. It is not so much a movie as a cry for help.
- Karl Keating