Quote of the Week: Fulton Sheen

“Why is sin possible? Because we are free. You can tell a man he ought to do something, but in his will he can resist. Sin lies in the abuse of freedom. It has something to do with a wrong or an evil choice. We never sin without the will. We can take two attitudesContinue reading “Quote of the Week: Fulton Sheen”

Quote of the Week: G.K. Chesterton

“Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. All democrats object to men being disqualified by the accident of birth; tradition objects to theirContinue reading “Quote of the Week: G.K. Chesterton”

Quote of the Week: Saint Augustine

“You stir us so that praising you may bring us joy, because you have made us and drawn us to yourself, and our heart is unquiet until it rests in you.” (Confessions, I, 1, 1, Maria Boulding, O.S.B. translation)(italics mine) When a lawyer makes a case in defense of a client, he does with anContinue reading “Quote of the Week: Saint Augustine”

Coming Soon: Book Reviews

J.R.R. Tolkien holds a special place in my heart. His stories are grounded in the real world as it is, but also grounded in the world as it ought to be. I can’t wait to give my thoughts on this man, his phenomenal stories and how his philosophy has influenced the minds of his readers.

Called to Be Intelligent

Intellectuals, by popular opinion, are known as out of touch eggheads locked in Ivory Towers that we should not trust. This view, sometimes accurate when the shoe fits, leads us to disdain any sort of education that obviously does not have to do with our jobs. Chefs only learn from chefs, entrepreneurs only learn fromContinue reading “Called to Be Intelligent”

The Idea Collection

In this new digital era, information is at your fingertips. Do you want to know how tall is the Eiffel Tower? Google it. How about if you want to know why is the sky blue? Ask Siri. You get the picture. The point is, to read a physical book has become a relic of theContinue reading “The Idea Collection”

The Common Denominator: Leaders and Readers

Anybody who has met a successful individual is always initially starstruck and is usually left in awe. They admire these individuals, and they aspire to reach the top of the mountain that these leaders have reached. However, most people do not make it to the top and they assume, correctly, that this is because they’veContinue reading “The Common Denominator: Leaders and Readers”

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