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O Come

O antiphons and then Adeste Fidelis O Sapientia Latin: O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti, attingens a fine usque ad finem, fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia: veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae.[8] English: O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Read

[Dear, “Bill”] The problem with being too busy to read is that you learn by experience (or by your men’s experience), i.e. the hard way. By reading, you learn through others’ experiences, generally a better way to do business, especially in our … Continue reading

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How to Raise a Puppy

Part of being a benevolent leader is learning the characteristics of good training: patience, fairness, consistency, attentiveness, and intelligence.  good trainers might occasionally feel impatience with a dog, but they always do their best to avoid showing it.  They take … Continue reading

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A Large Tent

I like large tents both when camping and in life. Now, while I’m Catholic because I think it true, I very much appreciate that it is a large tent. A very large tent, an order of magnitude larger than any … Continue reading

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Gnostic Liberalism

Robert George writes in the December 2016 edition of First Things: The idea that human beings are non-bodily persons inhabiting non-personal bodies never quite goes away. Although the mainstreams of Christianity and Judaism long ago rejected it, what is sometimes … Continue reading

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On Ryszard Legutko

Ryszard Legutko is a Polish philosopher and politician. His book, recently translated into English, ‘The Demon in Democracy‘ provides a useful perspective on current American politics. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2016/11/02/why_the_right_splintered_but_the_left_united.html which will lead one to: http://www.hungarianreview.com/article/20160512_conclusion_excerpt_from_the_demon_in_democracy which begins with: One can look at … Continue reading

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Favorite Bob Dylan Albums

2006 Modern Times 2001 Love and Theft 1997 Time Out of Mind 1989 Oh Mercy 1979 Slow Train Coming 1975 Blood on the Tracks 1964 The Times They are A Changin And, favorite from the Bootleg Series 2008 Tell Tale … Continue reading

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