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  • Relativism and the Antichrist

    05/10/2015 2:44:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies
    The Imaginative Conservative ^ | May 10, 2015 | Dwight Longenecker
    When Pope Benedict warned about “the Dictatorship of Relativism,” he meant it. Literally.This was hammered home not long ago when I was speaking to a group of students about the issue of same sex marriage. I prefaced the discussion with a description of relativism saying that this non-philosophy was now the mainstream, default setting in our society. “The way you can tell that relativism is mainstream,” I said, “is that there is no such thing as rational debate. In the absence of objective truth, there can be no debate, for a debate is dependent on the assumption that there...
  • Does Objective truth exist? If so, why?

    12/15/2012 8:18:27 PM PST · by Zeneta · 70 replies
    unknown | Jonathan Sarfati
    I'd like to share this for those that are interested in seeking truth. The issues run far and wide, however there seems a core to understanding that needs to be examined.
  • POPE: 12TH-CENTURY LESSON ON NATURAL LAW NEEDED (Warns of "Dictatorship of Relativism")

    12/17/2009 3:54:24 PM PST · by NYer · 3 replies · 414+ views
    zna ^ | December 17, 2009
    VATICAN CITY, DEC. 16, 2009 ( A 12th-century scholar has a lesson for today on what makes for fair and equal treatment in law, Benedict XVI says.The Pope proposed today during the general audience the teaching of John of Salisbury, an English theologian and philosopher who served as bishop of Chartres, France, from 1176 until he died in 1180.The Holy Father explained how John taught that "there also exists an objective and immutable truth, whose origin is God, accessible to human reason. This truth regards practical and social actions. This is a natural law, from which human laws and political...
  • Casualties of Enlightenment

    03/19/2003 8:43:31 AM PST · by Cosmo · 12 replies · 242+ views
    National Review ^ | 3/19/03 | Adam G. Mesereau
    March 19, 2003, 9:20 a.m. Casualties of Enlightenment Peace (of mind) at any price. By Adam G. Mersereau he more we hear from the antiwar movement, the more evident it becomes that the antiwar movement is not entirely antiwar. War and the brutal killing of innocent people per se do not seem to offend many of the opponents of the pending military action in Iraq. After all, it is Saddam Hussein who is courting war by his defiance of U.N. resolutions and the peace accord that ended the first Gulf War; it is Saddam Hussein who harbors terrorists...