Category: Fleming

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UnMasking Lincoln, Part Two: Warfare From Hell

The greatest fact of Lincoln’s career is the war he imposed upon the nation, a conflict that changed the nature of war in the civilized world.  As one of Lincoln’s favorite generals observed, “war is hell,”  and it has been hell at least since General Sherman gave us the example of total war.

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Unmasking Lincoln, Part I

The modern American regime under which we live has only a few heroes, most of them entirely bogus: a pair of womanizing presidents–Franklin Roosevelt and Jack Kennedy–a philandering plagiarist who betrayed his country, Martin Luther King, jr.,  and the second founder of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

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A Brief Outline of the Revolution

In its early phases, this revolution, under the guise of a restoration of classical learning and civilization, became known as the Renaissance, and, as it gathered steam and changed direction, new names were applied, such as Enlightenment and Modernism

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On Alasdair MacIntyre

On Facebook, I posted a bit of my musings on the “secular confession,” and a FB ‘friend” wondered if my Morality of Everyday Life, which he had ordered, was much like Alasdair MacIntyre.  I posted the following answer..

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Secular Confession, Conclusion

I’ll take the last two commandments as a whole, since they are saying, in essence, the same thing: Nobody has the right to tell anyone what is right for him or her. You should be free to live any way you want so long as you’re not  harming other people.