The Cloud of Unknowing – Prologue through Chapter 1 (A Translation by a moron, for morons)

*Note: In my attempt to read The Cloud of Unknowing, by Anonymous, a text translated from Old English, but still seemingly only available in a – for me – very difficult to read form of English, I decided to translate the text from complicated English to my more home-spun, moron version of English. Already I … More The Cloud of Unknowing – Prologue through Chapter 1 (A Translation by a moron, for morons)

Last Thoughts on The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise

There is a part of me that hungers to never have to speak again. When I envision an idyllic future, the vision often includes a large patch of land, a small cabin, and complete silence. Part of my hunger for silence comes not from a dislike of speaking, but from the regret I often feel … More Last Thoughts on The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise

Patriotism

“If a human being does not possess some material goods, he feels that he is nothing, lost, weak.” – Cardinal Sarah, The Power of Silence, and I would argue that many in America possess Patriotism, and without it, they feel nothing, lost, weak. But, like any new gadget, furniture, piece of clothing, or decoration, patriotism … More Patriotism

Proof Isn’t Necessary,…but it would be nice. :)

For some time, if called upon to explain how I can believe in a God, I would use the microscope argument. The comments would go a little something like this: “There’s no proof that God exist.” “Science has shown that there’s no God.” “When Science can prove of God, I’ll believe.” You get the point. … More Proof Isn’t Necessary,…but it would be nice. 🙂