In an era where social media has eroded the prominence and potency of the mainstream media, the turtling of information has created a vacuum in the public square — a vacuum that is being filled by curators and purveyors of “fake news”.
Ought to be mandatory viewing; a booster shot against memes.
For this that all that blood was shed,
For this Edward Fitzgerald died,
And Robert Emmet and Wolfe Tone,
All that delirium of the brave?
Honor and dignity seem to be lost words in today’s vocabulary, and pity us moderns for losing sight of their value.
“It is because you don’t know the end and purpose of things that you think the wicked and the criminal have power and happiness.” — Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy (523 AD)
One has to be positively cheered about the $40,000 raised to restore the honor and memory of the victims of vandalism in St. Louis — and all from what the media et al. would claim to be an unlikely source.
Murdoch’s young student is demanding is the presence of an institution more in accord with the five errors of the postmodern Americanist heresy, one where the incentives are self-created rather than accepted as a gift of creation
Heck, the only time you’ll read or hear “St. Valentine’s Day” in a public school is when it’s followed by the word “massacre.”
“Eventually, President Trump will be faced with a choice: either dramatically shrink his goals and accommodate the Left or learn from Abraham Lincoln and force bold, deep change on the bureaucracy.”
Would we destroy Michelangelo’s David because David was a fornicator and adulterer? Would we destroy Faneuil hall because Peter Faneuil was a notorious slave trader?