With the US presidential election drawing nearer, it seems appropriate to address who a Catholic in good standing can or cannot vote for. Regarding this issue, Church guidelines fall under two … Continue reading Who Should Catholics Vote for?
War, in the Catholic view, can be a good—not in and of itself, but by virtue of its end goal, so long as the means of it are within … Continue reading Justified: A War of Reason
“Controversial” doesn’t cut it. Merely the mention of Islam stirs heated and impassioned political debate—that is, if the ensuing exchange of ignorance and insults can even be called a debate. … Continue reading The Faithful Extremists
Arguably the most prevalent criticism of the Catholic Church is that of its stance on homosexuality and homosexual actions—but why does it hold such beliefs? “Because the Church is from … Continue reading Teleology, Eudaimonia, Plato, & Sex
In regards to how a faithful Catholic may align him or herself politically, it is evident that in some ways we are to be liberal , but in others conservative … Continue reading The Divine Autocrat
Among pantheists, the most celebrated philosopher of their ranks is, undoubtedly, Baruch Spinoza. Living in the 17th century Netherlands, Spinoza composed an elaborate argument for the notion of monism—more specifically, … Continue reading 10 Problems with Spinoza’s God
An Introduction to the Topic In regards to the modes of metaphysical thought opposed to the Scholastic understanding—that is, the understanding of the Roman Catholic Church—there is none more worthy … Continue reading On the Platonic Forms