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beckychandler
31-35, F
United States
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Mom, recovering attorney, Catholic
What will save the world?
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The beauty of women will save the world: “There is a well-known Dostoevsky trope that says, 'beauty will save the world.' The famous Russian is usually taken to mean the beauty found in the material arts...... But there is one stone that...
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2 days ago
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Life
I Am Roman Catholic
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What Catholic life used to be like, not all that long ago.....
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3 days ago
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When do “pro-choice” feminists not even pretend they are about choice?
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When they want the State to force mothers to work: “Rather than wail about the supposed liberation in a woman’s right to choose to shun paid employment, we should make it a legal requirement that all parents of children of school-age or older are ...
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3 days ago
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Life
I Am Roman Catholic
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“It took me a long time as a convert to realize the presence of Christ as Man in the Sacrament. He is the same Jesus who walked on earth, who slept in the boat as the tempest arose, who hungered in the desert, who prayed in the garden, who converse...
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Mar 23, 2017
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Did the beheading of Thomas More make him a martyr for religious liberty? If not – is he relevant today?
“Thomas More was not a martyr for religious liberty, at least in the modern sense. What, then, was he a martyr for? What all martyrs die for: Truth. More refused to support Henry’s actions, not because they offended his freedom of conscience, but b...
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4 days ago
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Spirituality & Religion
I Am A Strict Mom
The other day I mentioned that I was considering letting my thirteen year old get a cell phone. After reading Ross Douthat's recent column on the need for a temperance movement to resist the “tyrant in our pocket” I have changed my mind, and f...
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Mar 21, 2017
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So Obama did investigate Trump?
“Straining at the tweet and swallowing the camel has become Washington’s favorite pursuit, and it was on tiresome display at Monday’s Congressional hearing with Jim Comey. Out of it came two clashing headlines: 'Comey Denies Obama Ordered Wireta...
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5 replies
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Mar 20, 2017
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Politics
If you didn't like the Christian Right, what are you really not going to like?
The Post-Christian Right – which is what we have now: “When cultural conservatives disengage from organized religion, they tend to redraw the boundaries of identity, de-emphasizing morality and religion and emphasizing race and nation. Trump is both...
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11 replies
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Mar 18, 2017
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Politics
I Love St Patricks Day
“Under the rubric of multiculturalism all cultures are being reduced to an absurdity. Our age of immanence and political correctness enforced by the media compels everyone to be as alike as everyone else. This reduction of people’s and their cultur...
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Mar 17, 2017
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What is “the Left” and “the Right” ?
From Leftism: From de Sade and Marx to Hitler and Marcuse, Chpt 4 by Eric von Kuehnelt-Leddihn (the first edition of this book can be downloaded for free, in its entirety, in epub or pdf format here http://bit.ly/2abX9xP ): "The right sta...
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Mar 15, 2017
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Politics
Why do liberals/leftists have a visceral hatred of Christianity even though it has almost no influence today ?
The core liberal belief is that the human person is the ultimate source of freedom and goodness, and so must be emancipated not only from restrictive political and social systems but from the Church, religion and even God Himself. Thus liberalism is ...
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Mar 14, 2017
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Politics
What's so great about Arizona?
That today the problem is our high is expected to be 91 F, and the average high on this day is only 76
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4 replies
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Mar 14, 2017
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Life
Why was Pope Benedict XVI replaced as “acting pope” by Pope Francis?
According to Italian journalist Antonio Socci : “The [American] empire wants the Church to be a ‘social worker’ who comforts the losers in the field hospital of the strong powers, but does not disturb the handlers.” http://bit.ly/2nxKf3o
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Mar 13, 2017
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Politics
I Am Roman Catholic
“There are nearly as many definitions of Liberalism and Modernism as there are forms of propaganda in the wide world. As the Church uses these terms, however, they may be roughly defined as follows: Liberalism: The belief that the human person is t...
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Mar 10, 2017
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I Am Christian (roman Catholic)
“And a great sign appeared in heaven – a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child.....Then another sign appeared in the sky; it was a huge red dragon....Its tail swept away ...
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Mar 10, 2017
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I Police State
“The campaign to frame up and discredit Trump and his associates is characteristic of how a police state routinely operates. A national security apparatus that vacuums up all our communications and stores them for later retrieval has been utilized by...
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Mar 9, 2017
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I Like Quotes and Sayings
“In the 60s the young people that protested in the streets spouted all kinds of heresies. All except one: power to the imagination. In that, they were correct.” ~ the fictional Pope Pius XIII (Jude Law) in the HBO series “The Young Pope” http://bit.l...
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Mar 9, 2017
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I Like Quotes and Sayings
“Flannery O’Connor saw that, for all its vaunted materialism, modernity is a grotesquely gnostic age in its profound hostility to corporeal existence....Hence the grim legacy left by the allegedly most enlightened and progressive century the world ha...
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Mar 8, 2017
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Do you think the word “feminism” can be rehabilitated?
Although I applaud women like these for making a valiant effort...I'm afraid, like the term “conservatism” -- the word “feminism” has been abused, misused and propagandized beyond reclamation.
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12 replies
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Mar 8, 2017
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Life
Why are millions of women taking the day off work today?
To draw attention to a world where the shackles of the Patriarchy have been cast off -- giving them the opportunity to be wage-slaves too – --and as waves of liberation have swept further through the economy and society many women have now realized t...
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7 replies
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Mar 8, 2017
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Life
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