Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

Why Not Even Catholic Casuistry Can Hide the Scope of Human Freedom

The Church’s Orwellian propaganda and Pope Francis’s lame attempt to tame secularism

Photo by Ashwin Vaswani on Unsplash

The hallmark of Catholic discourse is casuistry: “specious, deceptive, or oversubtle reasoning, especially in questions of morality; fallacious or dishonest application of general principles; sophistry.”

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.