Wednesday, October 11, 2017

New Post on American Catholic: "2017 Nobel Prize for Heretical Economics"

Hello all.   A new post on "The American Catholic", 2017 Nobel for Heretical Economics", awarded to Richard Thaler.   The featured image is an illustration of the heresy.   Enjoy!

Monday, October 9, 2017

New Post on American Catholic-
"Lapsed Catholics--Reflections on a Hospital Census"

Clinicians in Intensive Care Unit
from Wikimedia Commons
Hello all, and a happy Columbus Day to you.    Here's a new post on American Catholic, about the Catholic faith losing numbers, according to impressions from a hospital census.   Enjoy!

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Retired, cranky, old physicist.   Convert to Catholicism in 1995.   Trying to show that there is no contradiction between what science tells us about the world and our Catholic faith.   Intermittent blogs and adult education classes to achieve this end (see   and

Extraordinary Minister of Communion volunteer to federal prison and hospital; lector, EOMC.
Sometime player of bass clarinet, alto clarinet, clarinet, bass, tenor bowed psaltery for parish instrumental group and local folk group.

And, finally, my motivation:
“It is also necessary—may God grant it!—that in providing others with books to read I myself should make progress, and that in trying to answer their questions I myself should find what I am seeking.
Therefore at the command of God our Lord and with his help, I have undertaken not so much to discourse with authority on matters known to me as to know them better by discoursing devoutly of them.”
St. Augustine of Hippo, The Trinity I,8.