Excuses for Not Studying Philosophy

Many students use interest in college and business as an excuse to neglect classical Catholic studies and do LESS studying and working. In this video, Elon Musk, one of the world’s greatest business leaders and engineers, explains why students should NOT imagine that “going to college” or “getting a degree” for is a reason to … Continue

Getting Started in Scholastic Philosophy

  The Problem with “Modern” Catholicism No, it’s not the Second Vatican Council.  No, it’s not the “Novus Ordo” Mass.  No, it’s not scandals in the clergy.  No, it’s not the use of the English language.  No, it’s not Pope Francis. The common scapegoats attacked by Catholics are superficial reactions to imaginary controversies stirred up … Continue

Seneca on Withdrawing from the World

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We all have an inborn affection for our body;  we are entrusted with its guardianship. I do not maintain that the body is not to be indulged at all; but I maintain that we must not be slaves to it. He will have many masters who makes his body his master, who is over-fearful in … Continue