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ALL TIME BELONGS TO HIM

Recent events have seen a pause in the atheistic charge.  Will it last?  We are betrayed by our leaders at every level, particularly at the religious.  Divine Providence has intervened for the moment as if to call us to wake up to ourselves, before time runs out.  more

LOVE & THE ATHEIST

The atheist lives in contradiction to the gifts he has been given.  The great tragedy is that he bequeaths to his children the fruits of his own folly.  more

OUR ALLEGEDLY CATHOLIC BISHOPS

Are Australia's bishops Catholics?  Or are they Modernists?  more

THE 'PLENARY COUNCIL' CIRCUS

Australia's bishops are betraying their oaths of office in attempting to lead the Catholic faithful to embrace the protocols of Modernism.  They are not working for Christ and His Church but for a counterfeit entity inspired by the devil.  more

DON'T MENTION 'THE VACCINE'!

The 'vaccines', the chickens, foisted on the public by know-all governments and their instrumentalities are coming home to roost.  Some may be comprehended under an acronym which seems entirely appropriate, 'SADS'.  more

WHY ARE OUR BISHOPS SUCH COWARDS?

A dozen issues arise every week where a truly Catholic bishop would offer commentary to prevent the flourishing of error in society.  Yet faithful and unfaithful alike hear nothing.  Why?  more

CONSEQUENCES OF AUSTRALIA'S EMBRACE OF ATHEISM

It might be said that Australia has lapsed into atheism rather than deliberately chosen it.  But the price of liberty is eternal vigilance and the country's general attitude of laissez-faire will not cut it.  more

AUSTRALIA'S CATHOLIC BISHOPS ON THE COMING ELECTION

The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has released an 'Election Statement'.  This is our criticism.  more

HOW THE UNIVERSE OPERATES

This is an ebook in pdf format which encapsulates the content of various papers on this website.  It takes the facts about the universe and its operations exposed by modern science and analyses them in accordance with a metaphysical, rather than materialistic, view of the universe; that is, one grounded in Aristotle’s doctrine of causality and his division of being into substance and accidents.
 
We are all of us affected by the current philosophical errors—materialism and subjectivism—and tend to view the universe through the eyes of modern science in conformity with those errors.  The view propounded here is radically different from modern science’s view.  In particular, it addresses the nonsense of a self-existent ‘nothing’—a scientific view grounded in the imagination rather than in reality; the remarkable fact that the heavenly bodies operate in a fashion which is the reverse of the way bodies operate under gravity’s influence; that gravity is NOT caused by a species of attraction but by a force of repulsion; and that, consistent with this view, the phenomenon of the tides is readily explained by the barycentripetal force of the Earth-Moon coupling.  Its most radical assertion is that c, ‘the speed of light’, is not the speed of light at all, but the speed according to which light’s proper substance, Aristotle’s ‘heavenly body’ or aether, dictates that light (and all other electromagnetic forces) shall operate.  more

ALPHA & OMEGA

Christ is our beginning and our end.  When the Jews asked him: 'Who art thou?'  He replied: 'The Beginning...'  Christ's Church makes His answer plain in her ceremony with the Easter Candle.  more

WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE NOVUS ORDO—PART III

We reproduce here a paper published in Holy Week 2019.  more

LICITNESS OF THE NOVUS ORDO: TWO CONTRASTING APPROACHES

Canadian theologian, John Lamont, has published a paper which agrees in its conclusions with the views expressed some 20 years ago by the late theologian and canon lawyer, Fr Gregory Hesse.  Here we consider their differing approaches.  more

THE DRUG OF UNBELIEF

Actions have consequences.  It is remarkable how incapable the populace is of seeing the necessary effects of their embrace of the protocols of atheism.  Here is the true opiate of the masses.  more

GOD & MAN IN HIS IMAGE AND LIKENESS

We know something of God's nature by what He has revealed.  We can arrive, too, at some understanding of how it is that man is created in God's image and likeness.  more

THE SCIENCE, MORALITY & SAFETY OF VACCINES

This book by American Catholic Master of Science, Pamela Acker, ought to be compulsory reading for all in the present pandemic of irrationality over the need to undergo vaccination.  more

THE SEEDS OF THE CRISIS

Much has been written on the state in which Australians find themselves as a result or the incompetence of governments and their bureaucrats in addressing the impact of the Corona virus.  Here is an an analysis from a philosophical point of view.  more

AUSTRALIA'S BISHOPS' CRISIS OF LOYALTY - PART II

There is another, and more insidious, reason why Australia's bishops moved to suppress the Statement upholding the Church's teachings in faith and morals by some 75 of their priests.  (This is a revised version of the paper.  It addresses some valid criticisms of its expression.)  more

AUSTRALIA'S BISHOPS' CRISIS OF LOYALTY

Many of Australia's Catholics became aware of an initiative taken by six priests from different dioceses around the country on September 14th, 2021, to publish a statement of Catholic principle respecting the issues confronting the faithful in their care as a result of the current viral crisis.  One may gather that they had been driven to the task by the signal failure of Australia's bishops to provide necessary leadership.  On the morning of September 22nd, the morning, it will be recalled, when Australia suffered her biggest earthquake since settlement by the British in the 18th Century, the bishops intervened and quashed the priests' initiative.  Why?   more

GOVERNANCE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA

This is a criticism of the Response of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference to a 200 page report by a team, consisting mainly of lay people, on ‘the future governance of the Catholic Church in Australia’.  It reflects not so much on the Catholic Church as on its counterfeit, ‘the Synodal church of Vatican II’, established after the close of the Council, of which our bishops are functionaries.  The inability to distinguish their conduct as bishops from their conduct as functionaries of this counterfeit will lead inevitably to harm to the Church and the Catholic faithful. more

THE PROBLEM WITH VATICAN II

This is a book length pdf file comprised of various papers published on superflumina on the vexed topic of the Second Vatican Council.  The reader can download it freely.  He can navigate via the Index to any of its chapters.  He can have his computer read the text aloud while he labours at some task in the house, or as he drives the car.  It is hoped to produce it in several additional ebook formats in due course.This is a revised and shortened version of the original publication.  more




 THE POMPOUS ATHEIST

This ebook addresses the endemic modern problem of atheism—belief in no-God.  Atheists assert that they are above superstition, the ‘superstition’ of religious belief, but it is not true.  Not only are they believers, they are believers without the slightest evidence of that in which they believe.  They are the real exponents of ‘religious liberty’ for they insist on the freedom to believe there is no God.  Their every action involves acceptance of causation.  But, obsessed with an idea, they choose to deny causations’s reality when it comes to their own essence and existence.  In this series of essays we have endeavoured to make it plain just how stupid is the atheistic thesis.
 
It is reasonable to believe in God, no matter how confused one’s belief may be.  The fundamental issues are these: 1. I did not bring myself into existence; 2.  I do not keep myself in existence; 3.  in this world of reality I am one of the privileged beings for not only do I know singular things, like brute animals, but I know their very natures;  4. nothing exists without an adequate cause—and that includes me!  Moreover, 5. the one who caused me must be living and intellectual, as I am living and intellectual—but an immensely greater being.
 
It is hoped that the presentation of these essays will assist the reader in resisting the temptation to embrace the atheistic virus.  more


PROFESSOR SOLOMON'S LESSONS IN PHILOSOPHY

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