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A note on genetic discrimination

In Abortion, Birth Control, Conservative, Culture War, Distributism, Economics, Ethics, Family, Feminism, Philosophy, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Thoughts, Values on May 27, 2008 at 20:13

Reuters reported early this month that the US Federal Congress had overwhelmingly approved a bill that prohibits insurers from discriminating against people with genetic predispositions to illness. According to the report Read the rest of this entry »


Clues you’re at a Filipino party (from El Santo)

In Culture, Family, Food, Holidays, Humor, Life, Philippines, Pinoy on December 29, 2007 at 06:03

“No one ever comes on time. In fact, if you actually come on time, you’re too early. No one really shows up until one or two hours later” Read the rest of this entry »

Big is beautiful, or, Why divorce is bad for the environment

In Catholicism, Christianity, Conservative, Distributism, Economics, Environment, Family, Life, News, Opinion, Religion, Science, Society, Values on December 12, 2007 at 03:25

Science now shows that, in our relentless quest for individual “independence” and “happiness”, we help destroy not only society but also the world itself. Read the rest of this entry »

Protected: The First Miracle, part 1 of 3

In Culture, Faith, Family, God, Health, Life, Personal, Philippines, Prayer, Religion, Society on August 20, 2007 at 03:53

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Protected: The Feast of the Magi, Philippine-style

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Culture, Faith, Family, Holidays, Humor, Life, Philippines, Pinoy, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Thoughts, Tradition on July 28, 2007 at 15:32

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Letter to a Pro-Choice Activist

In Abortion, Christianity, Family, God, Life, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Science, Thoughts on June 3, 2007 at 03:56

Dear E____,

Thank you very much for your letter, which was very informative and, truth be told, very well-argued.  I am glad that you made a serious and informed effort to educate others-particularly us, the Catholic moralists-of your views on abortion and of your reasons for maintaining them.  In response, I hope to be able to give a similarly serious and informed explanation of our views on the issue, and why we think “pro-choice” views are not correct. 

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