Orthodoxy Today

Pedro Blas González

Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein, the New World Order, and Our longing for Dystopia

"The great temptation and tragedy of contemporary society is our desire for happiness at all cost, and our goal of making the objective demands and contingencies of everyday life all but vanish."
October 11, 2011

Intellectuals as True Believers

Those who attempt to block the development of universal suffrage must indeed be made to suffer.
June 24, 2011

Liberty, Youth, and Fidelity to Truth in the Open Society

We no longer have a feel for the exquisitely human essences that mark us as sentient beings.
October 5, 2010

Of Virtue and Respect in Daily Life

Today we cannot respect, much less love our neighbor because we have squashed all desire and possibility to encounter the essence of transcendence: God.
May 28, 2010

On the Brevity of Life

The art of living is not so easily mastered.
June 11, 2012

Philosophy and Contentment in the Age of Radical Skepticism

"We have reached a point in Western history when common sense and our instinct for survival force us to ask: Can an entire age be spiritually and morally sick?"
December 31, 2011

Reconstructing Philosophy

"Any philosophy that foregoes the possibility of embracing transcendence...does an incalculable disservice to man’s capacity for self-knowledge."
December 10, 2010

The Future of Democracy and Liberty in an Age of Infectious Noise

The moral confusion of our time has a consuming effect on our ability to make sense of reality and to be content with daily existence.
May 2. 2013

The Joy of Literature

Man is a story teller.
May 10, 2012

The Tired World: That Old Ennui

Genuine believers believe out of an intuition and perception of the relationship between the incommunicable, the ineffable, and the conditions that inform daily life.
May 6, 2010

Transcendence, Myth, and the Future of Man

Positivism and the death of transcendence.
April 18, 2011
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