A distributist way of life would go a long way toward immunizing society against propaganda.
Chesterton understood exactly what they meant by “feeble-minded.” They meant the “lower classes.” They meant “humanity minus ourselves.”
The papacy provides the Church with an actual point of reference—a living, breathing, center of gravity within time and place.
John C. Médaille takes his wife to see The Lady in the Van.
Branson, Missouri, exists as a kind of sign. It’s the abandoned suburban shopping mall of the Ozarks—or at least is fast becoming that.
The modern world has become unreal. It has become unreal because it rejects the ultimate reality. It rejects God.
Is the shopping mall our new savior? Kevin O’Brien waxes on the artificiality of commercial and retail goliaths.