The musings and meandering thoughts of a crotchety old man as he observes life in the world and in a small, rural town in South East Nebraska. My Pledge-Nulla dies sine linea-Not a day with out a line.
From The Imaginative Conservative
By David Wester
The Angelic Doctor began with it.Hundreds followed, yes; but first, this question.For us, though? Now? Oh, it’s not even fitTo consider—at best, a digression.
He called it philosophical science.His first videtur is our modern creed.We shout it loud in angry defiance:“Of further knowledge? No!—we have no need!”
And his sed contra (we surely confess)Must be the weakest form of argument:An appeal to authority no less!—It’s a feeble crutch, an effort ill-spent.
But by his respondeo, we are awed:He said thus: We are directed to God.
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