Author: Rretta

The Danger of Good Intentions

“Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who…

The Ability to Reason is Dead

The vaunted human capacity for reason may have more to do with winning arguments than with thinking straight. In “The Enigma of Reason” scientists Hugo Mercier of the French Research Institute in Lyon and Dan Sperber, from the Central European…

Marxist Ideology Disguised As Christianity

Many Christians wonder why America’s mainline denominations so frequently seem to support leftist organizations.   The answer is simple  —  many of these mainline churches, at least the leadership, have virtually become leftist organizations under the umbrella group, The National Council…

Do We Have A Duty To Die?

Everyone over the age of 35 relax – Google has been tackling the challenge of aging for years.  Of course, what this actually means is vague.  Do they plan on killing off everyone before they have a chance to die…

Enslaved by Collectivism

Truth makes room for itself. Collectivism is the enslavement of the strong by the weak, the productive by the parasitic and the good by the evil. Change starts with self-sufficiency and solid principles. It begins with unwavering pride in the…

The Gaying of the Catholic Church

“You can hide the rubbish only for so long. Eventually it overflows, out into the open. When the [Catholic] Church should be speaking with a clear and direct voice, it is instead spreading confusion, misunderstanding and scandal.” Benedick Kiely, National…

Distrust Breeds Conspiracy

Are we really naive enough to believe that the aim of war involves the destruction of the enemy’s regime, and the imposition on the defeated of a democratic system with a prosperous economy? In None Dare Call It Conspiracy, published in 1972,…

The Methuselah Star

When you build a scientific philosophy based upon an assumption,  you are bound to get  conclusions that conflict with your supposed truths. When the evidence leads to  a conclusion that does not fit the evolutionary paradigm the only alternative is …

Constitutional Law Rests on a Myth

Nearly all of American constitutional law today rests on a myth. That myth, presented as standard history both in junior high civics texts and in advanced law school courses on constitutional law, runs something like this:  A long, long time…

The Wild Goose Pagan Festival

Picture Woodstock, Birkenstocks, and unorthodox Jesus references and you will have an image of the annual Wild Goose Festival in Ashville, North Carolina. The Wild Goose, a Celtic metaphor for the Holy Spirit, is “a festival of justice, spirituality, music…

The Department of Parental Licensing

Imagine, if you can, that in order for you to raise your child you would need a government license and in order to get that license, you had to undergo psychological evaluations and background checks to determine your fitness to…