On Tuesday, we talked about the failure of much of the Catholic Apologetics Industrial Complex

You can read about it here. Recently, there was a spectacular illustration of that failure, courtesy of Catholic Answers contributor Leila Miller. Catholic Answers, as I mentioned “taught a generation of Catholics that the only moral issues they need concern themselves with were abortion, euthanasia, ESCR, human cloning, and gay marriage–which eventually got whittled down […]

Who’s in Your Universe of Discourse?

One of the things that makes for effective communication is being aware of who is listening to you and who you are speaking to. So, for instance, one can say with literal and strict exactitude that “Everybody needs oxygen.” This is a universally applicable statement with no exception (unless we note the stickler who points […]