Aim at things and your words will be right without aiming.
--John Henry Newman
The Wall must be won at a price...
The rights of Englishmen are derived from God, not from king or Parliament, and would be secured by the study of history, law, and tradition.
If you live today you breathe in nihilism...it's the gas you breathe.
"I disputed the premise, "Blessed are the peacemakers." On the contrary, it was always those who fought evil whom history remembered as the greatest in their generations."
-- Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
HERE'S a picture of me, if anyone's curious. I'm standing in front of SpaceShipOne, on the day it won the X-Prize!
I'm a Catholic, a Conservative, and something of a Futurist--the subject underlying all the daily blogging here is Change. How is the Science-Fiction story we all find ourselves trapped in going to turn out?
(My name is pronounced WIDE-ner.)
After the deluge
only the fishes will survive.
-- St Anthony of Padua
Écrire, c'est une façon
de parler sans être interrompu.
-- JULES RENARD, 1895
You may not be interested in war,
but war is interested in you.
-- LEON TROTSKY
click here for my cabinetmaking website...
Archives by Category
The Catholic Church is the only thing which saves a man from the degrading slavery of being a child of his age.
-- GK Chesterton
"Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the
ways, and see, and ask for the old paths,
where is the good way, and walk therein,
and ye shall find rest for your souls.."
-- Jeremiah 6:16
Archives by Month
NOTE: I haven't had the
time psychic energy to move my pre-August '03 archives yet.
Go Here for exciting earlier episodes, starting in November of 2001
"...me, quit blogging? With so many members of the human race needing to be mocked and vilified? Nuh uh. It's a public service, this blog is."
-- Andrea Harris
That which does not kill us
... makes us angry.
-- Dave Trowbridge
From all that terror teaches
From lies of tongue and pen
From all the easy speeches
That comfort cruel men
From sale and profanation
Of honor and the sword
From sleep and from damnation
Deliver us, good Lord!
--G. K. Chesterton
Consolation from imaginary
things is not an
-- Roger Scruton
I love what is delicate,
what belongs to the sunlight.
That's what I crave
What thou lov'st well remains,
the rest is dross
What thou lov'st well
shall not be reft from thee ...