Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Prayer for Comprehensive Exams

Originally posted on Pursuing Veritas:
A Prayer for Students by Thomas Aquinas Creator of all things, true source of light and wisdom, origin of all being, graciously let a ray of your light penetrate the darkness of my understanding. Take…

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The Emergence of Dystopian Literature

My piece at The Imaginative Conservative: http://www.theimaginativeconservative.org/2015/04/imaginative-conservative-guide-dystopian-literature-3.html

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The Glories of Interwar Humanism

The world was soon to be set on a course that was proletarian and ruthless; the fire of war was soon to devastate the green shoots that showed above ground in T. S. Eliot’s Criterion, in Tom Burns’ Essays in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Progarchy Editor, Carl!

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Feast, Disney, 2014

This is a truly gorgeous short film.  Makes me think of Burke’s “unbought grace of life.”

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Testing for Echo: Rush’s Odd but Brilliant 1996 Masterpiece

Originally posted on Progarchy:
While I’ve mentioned this in passing, i’ve yet to announce formally that I’m writing a book on the words and ideas of Neil Peart.  So, if you’ll permit me, I’ll do it here. I’m writing a…

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The Hugo! Kevin J. Anderson’s Nomination

I’m very happy to note that science-fiction master, Kevin J. Anderson, has been nominated for a Hugo, the most prestigious award presented in the genre.  I’m certain no one deserves it more.  Indeed, the book that earned the nomination, The … Continue reading

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