Tag Archive | "modernism"

A Critique of the Men’s Rights Movement

The issue of Men’s Rights has recently come a long way since it first branched off from the men’s liberation movement in the early 1970′s.  Formed in response to second-wave feminism, the MRM often opposes what they feel to be societal changes sought by feminists.  Today, the Men’s Right’s Movement continues to gain traction among in […]

Read the full story

Posted in Most Recent, SocietyComments (7)

The modernist invention of “Judeo-Christianity”

Since the end of the Second World War we have been bombarded from all sides with references to the West’s “Judeo-Christian religion,” and “our Judeo-Christian heritage.” Politicians regularly invoke these principles, and even religious leaders trumpet the phrase as if it were a self-evident truth. So sacrosanct is this concept, that even secular leaders make […]

Read the full story

Posted in ReligionComments (1)

The trouble with Irshad Manji

Among critics of Islam, there few voices more prominent than the revisionist Irshad Manji.  Calling herself a “refuseniks,” Manji has been praised in the media, along other radical feminists such as Wafa Sultan and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, for their virulent denunciations of Islam and Muhammad.  Western pundits praise Manji for her “bravery,” and portray her […]

Read the full story

Posted in ReligionComments (4)

The Oath Against Modernism for Non-Catholics

On 8 September 1907, Pope St. Pius X issued the encyclical Pascendi dominici gregis, which condemned modernism in relation to the Roman Catholic religion, which, in part, translated from the original Latin, reads: Undoubtedly, were anyone to attempt the task of collecting together all the errors that have been broached against the faith and to […]

Read the full story

Posted in ReligionComments (0)

American Democracy, American Media

Election time is approaching in the United States of America, and along with it all the warm and fuzzy rhetoric about continuing commitments to democracy, freedom, and equality, so that nobody need question the intentions of any political candidate.  I probably won’t be voting in the 2012 election, probably not for whatever shill the Republicans […]

Read the full story

Posted in PoliticsComments (0)


Archives