Category Archives: being Catholic

Trying to live as if loving God, and my neighbors, matters

Religion and Science: Different Paths to Reality

Scientific discoveries haven’t threatened my faith. I don’t see how they could, since I think that reality and truth exist. And that they’re real. In other words, I think I’m not a figment of your imagination and that we live … Continue reading

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Not Feeling “Information Overload” or “Loss of Identity”

I read about “loss of identity” and “information overload” the other day. “…The social dimensions of global change include the effects of technological innovations on employment, social exclusion, … and the loss of identity…. “…Furthermore, when media and the digital … Continue reading

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Election-Year Weirdness: An American Tradition

A presidential election is looming in my country. We have one every four years. Maybe I’d get more attention by demonizing or deifying a candidate. Or saying that nobody should vote, because “they” put subliminal messages in ballots. Oddly enough, … Continue reading

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Back from the Hospital: The Masked Minnesotan Rides Again

I didn’t feel all that sick Friday evening. That was August 21, 2020: 45 days ago. Online self-assessment guides from the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic put me on the threshold of needing to call a doctor. My … Continue reading

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