Daily Archives: August 1, 2011

Chesterton and Tea Parties

by Elizabeth Scalia It cannot be too often repeated that all real democracy is an attempt (like that of a jolly hostess) to bring the shy people out. For every practical purpose of a political state, for every practical purpose … Continue reading

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Atheists Sue to Block Display of Cross-Shaped Beam in 9/11 Museum

By ELISSA GOOTMAN In the days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, some workers and mourners at the World Trade Center site seized upon a cross-shaped steel beam found amid the rubble as a symbol of faith and hope. … Continue reading

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Evil and the empty soul

The author Dr. Theodore Dalrymple (the pen name of Anthony Daniels), who worked for many years in Britain as a prison doctor and psychiatrist, talks to Wall Street Journal about the mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik, the mystery of evil, … Continue reading

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