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The Many Sounds Of Silence

“Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day, he invents machines and devices that increase noise and detract humanity from the essence of life – contemplation and meditation.” This quote from … Continue reading

Evelyn Waugh’s The Loved One

While recently re-reading—after almost forty-five years—Evelyn Waugh’s The Loved One, his piercing 1948 novel set in the United States—in Southern California, in and around Los Angeles and Hollywood—I gratefully came to realize for the first time the deep and purifying … Continue reading

The Common Factor

A month ago the SBC website posted an article by me in which I wrote: “Money is not evil. We all need it. What is evil is putting it at the center of the life of the society and men … Continue reading

False Prophets

In the Gospel of Saint Matthew (7, 15-26), Our Lord presented this warning to His disciples: “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.” In short, Our Lord was warning His disciples … Continue reading

Disaster Capitalism

Editor’s Introduction: This article was originally published in No. 27 of the late Anthony Fraser’s fine journal, Apropos. It is a review of Naomi Klein’s 2007 book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. As Ms. Klein is lately … Continue reading