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The Feminine Genius in The Lord of the Rings

Catherine Sheehan
February 2022

The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien is a story all about “fair love”. It is a story about the beauty, goodness, and grandeur of sacrificial love. 

In this presentation I will examine the three main female characters in LOTR in light of what St John Paull II called the feminine genius. 

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Psychopathy and the Origins of Totalitarianism

December 25, 2020, James Lindsay 

Psychopathy and the Origins of Totalitarianism

Many of the greatest horrors of the history of humanity owe their occurrence solely to the establishment and social enforcement of a false reality. With gratitude to the Catholic philosopher Josef Pieper and his important 1970 essay “Abuse of Language, Abuse of Power” for the term and idea, we can refer to these alternative realities as ideological pseudo-realities

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The Case Against Abortion

The New York Times
The Case Against Abortion
Nov. 30, 2021

A striking thing about the American abortion debate is how little abortion itself is actually debated. The sensitivity and intimacy of the issue, the mixed feelings of so many Americans, mean that most politicians and even many pundits really don’t like to talk about it.

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