Pluralism is Dead

Pluralism is dead. Our country was founded to be a pluralistic society. Sadly, we are now living in a relativistic society that has replaced the belief that truth is objective and can be known, with the belief that it is subjective and everyone is correct even when they hold contradictory beliefs. I also think most Americans, thanks to the public and private school systems, confuse a pluralistic society and a relativistic society. Pluralism= Objective truth exists and this fact is accepted nearly universally. The right to live by truth as you understand it is respected; disagreements are discussed with civility, … Continue reading

Statement of Where I Stand

Guess what people? I consider ABORTION=MURDER. There, I have said it. I am against the murder of a baby for any reason. No argument has ever been made that will sway me. No argument has ever been made that would make keeping it legal OK with me. Those, like the Democratic candidate for president, who are in favor of abortion through all 9 months gestation, are in favor of murdering viable full-term babies. If you vote for such a person you are helping to promote that agenda. Turn your back on me–I do not care. If you can stomach voting … Continue reading

Prayer for our Country

Over at Lay Catholics: National Association of American Lay Catholics is a marvelous posting of a prayer by St. Augustine. As Catholic lay persons it is imperative that we include our country and our leaders in our daily prayers; we are to be salt and light in the world and as such, it is important that we be realistic about the communal nature of sin and the importance of communal repentance. Just as we ask the prayers of the Saints for our intentions, expecting that their holiness will be an aid to us, so too we must realize that our … Continue reading