Daily Archives: 14 May 2021

War And Worlds Apart 1953-2021

My wife and I viewed the 1953 film War of the Worlds. I found it very interesting on a few fronts. At first, I thought the female lead, Sylvia Van Buren, to be superfluous. Kind of a typical 50’s film … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 9: Signs of Social Unrest

9. At the same time, social unrest has gradually spread throughout the world. When people are oppressed and powerless, they lash out. I know some of my friends marveled at the looting and violence in some cities last year. Why … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 172: The Power Of Corporations

What do you make of the diagnosis that corporations are overtaking nations in terms of power? 172. The twenty-first century “is witnessing a weakening of the power of nation states, chiefly because the economic and financial sectors, being transnational, tend … Continue reading

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