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[Thread] @DawnofMercy, in response to your recent and lengthy diatribe -- principally against @cardinalrlburke, @Patrick_Coffin, and @TaylorRMarshall, but also naming @EWTN, @NCRegister, @EdwardPentin, @SophiaInsPress and others -- I offer a few observations.
@DawnofMercy @cardinalrlburke @Patrick_Coffin @TaylorRMarshall @EWTN @NCRegister @EdwardPentin @SophiaInsPress 1a) With all due respect, you're making a mountain out of a molehill re: @cardinalrlburke's replies to @Patrick_Coffin's questions. Nowhere did +Burke state that we (the faithful) should hold in doubt the validity of @Pontifex's election. Furthermore, the peaceful and ...
@DawnofMercy @cardinalrlburke @Patrick_Coffin @TaylorRMarshall @EWTN @NCRegister @EdwardPentin @SophiaInsPress @Pontifex 1b) universal acceptance of @Pontifex as the Supreme Pontiff following his election constitutes a dogmatic fact (newadvent.org/cathen/05092a.…), which makes this entire conversation moot anyway. See the following link for further details: catholicfamilynews.com/blog/2018/09/1…
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"#Modernism can be characterized as the forceful imposition of rational administrative procedures into all facets of everyday life. Its subjects — you and I as individuated identities — crave both protection and authority.
You and I search for some measure of refuge in a totalized, secularized myth, a grand meta-narrative that accounts for everything, and this tendency towards #totalitarianism is worldwide.
The concern of the United States over its loss of market share in the service industries, and its concern over the quality of work by its subjects, are only symptoms of a much more pervasive and deeply rooted historical condition.
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