This is a data linking paper that looks at medication prescription and consanguionous marriages. In the introduction, they note that for Roman Catholics, cousing marriage requires a specail dispensation, and the rate of such in Ireland is 1 in 625. This appears, from a national database to be the rate in Ireland. I would add […]Read More → Ulster cousin marriages.
The joys of living in a time of decline: We have to deal with irrationality wearing the skinsuit of science. Vox Day coined the term scientodology for such: their use of the experimental evidence is selective, but their self righteousness, in their delusions, shines Paying exuberant lip service to reason and science has always been […]Read More → Scientific Legends.
Juliet How did the party go in Portman Square? I cannot tell you; Juliet was not there. And how did Lady Gaster’s party go? Juliet was next me and I do not know. Hilaire BellocRead More → Belloc short.
Over the last few days two human rights commissioners (HRC) have resigned, primarily because the HRC has been found systematically bullying and harassing their staff. One of the commissioners wrote this in the Spinoff, a blog sponsored by the HRC. These people can make your lives hell. They want to regulate our speech. And they […]Read More → Human Rights Contempt.
Perhaps I should not care for the churches that are under siege. I should say, as a good reformed blogger, that they are the synagogues of Satan, and we should let them go. However, I cannot let it go. I grieve. I know what the church was, and I pray that it can be restored. […]Read More → The perverted bishopric.
I prefer Ezra when he was pithy. This is simple. That does not mean it is not profound. Ts’ai Chi’h The petals fall in the fountain, the orange-coloured rose-leaves, Their ochre clings to the stone. Ezra Pound Instead, to be this simple is hard.Read More → A shorter Pound.
This is a time when to be part of the progressive agenda is to accede to evil. Evil. You have to cheer the prince of lies and to speak truth you have to hide. When on the mornings facebook feed there was a advertisement for Antifa NZ, who would dox me, harass my family, mock […]Read More → The winnowing of the West.
Many of the bloggers that I follow don’t use their real names. I have been known to counsel younger people to not use their name. However, I do. I’m only a couple of years away from retirement. I am fairly sure I won’t get promoted, and I am hardened to the vexatious complaints of those […]Read More → There will be no shield
I was waiting for my Papist brother to comment on the Irish Referendum. He is much closer both geographically and ecclesiastically closer to that land than I am: he was not shocked, for the same people had allowed gay marriage. They are in rebellion. and he considers that the vote for abortion (and for gay […]Read More → The reason for idols is that we are broken.
More Anne Lock. I like her understanding of temptation: Lewd delight hath ledd astray/ to rue theyr error Meditations of a penitent sinner Lord, of thy mercy if thou me withdraw From gaping throte of depe deuouring hell, Loe, I shall preach the iustice of thy law: By mercy saued, thy mercy shall I tell. […]Read More → Sunday Sonnet