Tag Archives: self-control

Poverty and Libertarianism

While personally admiring of some principles of libertarianism, I’ve tended to think of libertarians as the partisans of employed, healthy, childless, college educated people. That said, America’s current political climate has had me rethinking my priorities for what should be done now.

Magma in My Mind

From introspection and multiple external confirmations, I know that I’ve become a lot mellower as I’ve gotten older. I’m not quite the reformer/revolutionary I was when I graduated high school twelve years ago. Nor do I have the temper I once had. I’ve even surprised myself, friends, and loved ones by taking on the role […]

Suffer the Children

This is a follow-up to an article I’m fairly certain I blogged (but can’t seem to find). I usually attend masses performed by fathers of the Oratorian Community (of Saint Philip Neri). This particular oratory caters mostly to college students. When I go to a parish for mass, I’m appalled by the the misbehavior of […]

Chastity Lifestyle Education

Did you hear the new statistic about premarital sex? 90% of people surveyed have had premarital sex. The results of the analysis indicate that premarital sex is highly normative behavior. Almost all individuals of both sexes have intercourse before marrying, and the proportion has been roughly similar for the past 40 years.

NFP Joke

Wife: I think my cervix is closed and my temperature’s up. Husband: I love it when you talk dirty to me (I’m not hereby admitting that such a conversation actually took place, but only that it could have.)