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Welcome to Weimar America

Arthur Koestler is most famous for his Darkness at Noon, a book written in 1939 whose subject was the Stalin show trials of the thirties, when the Dictatorship of the Proletariat was exposed as the tyranny of a very bad man. Koestler wrote many other books, however, and one that I just read, Arrow in [...]

On the Strange Function of Absolutes

Most people today “absolutely” maintain that they do not hold or live by “absolutes.” They live by their desires and choices, which are readily changeable. No one is much bothered by the “logic” of his own views. The proposition that “No absolutes exist” is itself an absolute. If it is true, an absolute exists. If [...]

Protecting Students from Catholicism At Marquette

In their zeal to protect students from any comments or opinions that may hurt their feelings, many professors have created “safe spaces” in their classrooms—controlling all conversations in an effort to ensure that no one is ever offended. But, a recent controversy at Marquette University has revealed that a “safe space” is now defined as [...]

Most Catholics just don't realize what's going on at many of our Catholic universities: They need to read the sad story of Marquette University as told by Anne Hendershott in the Wall Street Journal.  Marquette had made an offer to Jodi O'Brien to assume the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  [...]

The Sad Story at Marquette University

Most Catholics just don't realize what's going on at many of our Catholic universities: They need to read the sad story of Marquette University as told by Anne Hendershott in the Wall Street Journal.  Marquette had made an offer to Jodi O'Brien to assume the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  [...]

Documentation: Dr. Marjorie Reiley Maguire, Plaintiff v. Marquette University, Defendant

EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Editor's note: Earlier this year, a U.S. district court handed down a decision in a case brought against Marquette University by Marjorie Maguire, a prominent "pro-choice" advocate. Maguire had sued Marquette for refusing to hire her to teach in its theology department, because — she alleged — [...]

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