Monthly Archives: July 2011

Freedom: ‘From Constraint’ ‘For Perfection’

Fulton Sheen speaks of the different types of freedom.  He rightly identifies an overemphasis on the freedom from constraint in Western society, while during the time he was speaking, communism was overemphasizing the freedom for perfection.  The balance of the … Continue reading

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Christ, Chopin, fine wine and Peter O’Toole

Oh well here we go with another post nobody will read.  Thank you for the stat spikes, Mom, but I seriously need somebody other than the woman who birthed me to read what I think. While I love employment, business … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole

If I ever get any readers on this blog, they will come to learn of my love of Peter O’Toole’s acting chops.  This guy is a living legend, and yet people still don’t give him the credit he deserves.

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The Servile State

Besides being a book on economic history by Hilaire Belloc, the Servile State is growing exponentially, extending toward the upper throws of the traditional middle class.  To understand this development properly, we must understand the historical evolution of labor in … Continue reading

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True Hope

A good homily on hope.  He mentions the different ideas of a good life and refers it to certain jobs, lifestyles and ambitions.

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Fortitude – An Employee’s Viewpoint

 Fortitude is the moral virtue that ensures firmness in difficulties and constancy in the pursuit of the good. It strengthens the resolve to resist temptations and to overcome obstacles in the moral life. The virtue of fortitude enables one to conquer … Continue reading

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A Tale

                 I am eating an apple right now.  It’s delicious – juicy, crisp and nutritious.  The fact that I can possess and enjoy this apple, however, I take completely for granted.  I don’t … Continue reading

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