Archives for March 2013
There are several kinds of checkpoints you might encounter; here’s how to handle them.
Another “unintended consequence.”
There has been a dispute over the past several days regarding whether Cardinal Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, implemented Pope Benedict XVI’s motu proprio Summorum Pontificum in Buenos Aires. (Summorum is the document that liberated the pre-1970 liturgical books, which had previously required explicit ecclesiastical approval.) Some… Read More
When you can get all the nutrients you need by drinking Soylent , a “carefully portioned mix of fat (olive oil), carb (oligosaccharides), vitamins, and minerals. It has a milky white color and slightly sugary flavor, which [its inventor] says is quite enjoyable.”
When all costs are included, says a new study from Brown University .
Weird Al Yankovic has an anti-Establishment streak, it turns out. (Thanks to Zachary.)
Many of you know about economist Bob Murphy’s challenge to Paul Krugman to debate. If you don’t — and heck, even if you do — visit KrugmanDebate.com . Pledges for this event are now at over $104,000 . (Bob will update KrugmanDebate.com accordingly this weekend.) This means that if Krugman… Read More
Michael Brendan Dougherty writes: Liturgical traditionalists (myself included) can only be depressed by this election–it is almost the worst result possible for those of us who think the new liturgy lost the theological profundity and ritual beauty of the Tridentine Mass. Benedict’s liberation of the traditional Latin Mass… Read More