Tag Archives: Relativism

Mind Someone Else’s Business

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, over at Patheos asks: “Is there a middle path we can  steer between a silence imposed by relativism, and a voice that others see as  narrow and strident?” He begins: You Jews hate all the rest of us—and … Continue reading

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A Mea Culpa, A Clarification and The Narrow Way

A reader commented on this post: ‘Wow. I am fully in accord with the Church and recognize her ability to set her rules as she believes they are formed by Scripture, but laid out like that our policy looks awfully … Continue reading

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Mind Over Matter

In my crusade against truthiness, I enlist the fine mind of Msgr. Pope from the Archdiocese of Washington DC: Excerpt: “There is a tendency in the modern age, at least in the Western world,  to trivialize the human person. One … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth

I probably won’t be able to post on Purgatory until tomorrow morning. In the meantime here are a couple of interesting links: The Declaration of Independence was the birth certificate of the United States of America. The principles it communicates have … Continue reading

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Lost in Truthiness Part II: Truth and True Freedom

I intended to post yesterday. Really. But the day got away from me. Now for the continuation of my last post:  https://adeaconswife.wordpress.com/2010/06/02/lost-in-truthiness/ My favorite line from the Colbert Report video http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/24039/october-17-2005/the-word—truthiness is: “Truth comes from the Gut.” The fact that … Continue reading

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Lost in Truthiness

Pope Benedict has spoken often about the dangers of relativism. Relativism is the belief that there is no such thing as settled truth, settled doctrine, or objective morality. Everyone is right. But if all beliefs are equally true, doesn’t it … Continue reading

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