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Teilhardism sans Teilhard

“The radical idea that everything has elements of consciousness is reemerging and breathing new life into a cold and mechanical cosmos,” Joe Zadeh explains — The Conscious Universe. Surprisingly, not once in the almost 6,000 words is the name Pierre … Continue reading

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Big Bang Theory as Creation Myth

“Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths,” writes Barry B. Powell of the theory “first proposed in 1927 by the Belgian Roman Catholic priest Georges Lemaître” — The Big Bang … Continue reading

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“The Figures Behind the Evangelists”

One of the most powerful arguments for the reliability of the Gospels is the fact that two of them were written by eyewitnesses: Matthew and John. There is another fact, however, that is equally important. The other two evangelists, Mark … Continue reading

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The Cross of Lorraine on the French Tricolour

“The symbol itself originated far away in Hungary, following ancient Byzantine Christianity,” Lucien de Guise informs us — This cross was chosen by Charles de Gaulle as a response to Hitler’s swastika. More: Lorraine was more than a land soaked … Continue reading

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Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations Aria and Variations 1-15, Arranged by Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Performed by Pekka Kuusisto, Lily Francis & Nicolas Altstaedt

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Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major Performed by the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Directed by Pekka Kuusisto

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Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Te Deum Performed by Les Arts Florissants, Directed by William Christie

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Éric Zemmour Announces His Candidacy for President

Far-left Reuters decries the “ominous music [Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7] and footage of street violence” of the above video and reminds us that he was “convicted of inciting racial hatred” and his candidacy “pushes against boundaries of acceptable speech” — … Continue reading

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The Socialist Empire of the Incas

El Imperio Socialista de los Incas, a book I read during my student days in South America, comes to mind with this Mises Institute article — The Inca Empire: An Indigenous Leviathan State. The Mises Institute itself offers A Socialist … Continue reading

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Johann Sebastian Bach’s Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude Performed Daniil Trifonov

Says the pianist: Bach is of course a legend, an icon, a musical brand. History sets him, like many geniuses, on a pedestal – untouchable and unmoving, like a sculpture. We know Bach was a pious man, and that he … Continue reading

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