Tag Archives: Romanticism

If only….

I’m sure most of you know the classic film by Charlie Chaplin made in 1940. It is a caricature of the Hitler regime and there is the mistaken identity between the World War I veteran and Jewish barber and Adenoid … Continue reading

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Christian Humanism

In this posting, I will take apart the term I used in Humanist Europe, that term being humanism. Why does this notion interest me apart from the fact of being myself a human being? My overriding thought in the present … Continue reading

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Dreadful!

I find it very odd to be reading about hell in the news, in a story surrounding Donald Tusk of the EU saying: “I’ve been wondering what a special place in hell looks like for people who promoted Brexit without … Continue reading

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Humanist Europe

I have tried several times on this blog to express political views, and – as would be expected – they were not always well received. I came from a Tory-voting family, but one with moderate and tolerant views. You don’t … Continue reading

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Cosmopolitanism Revisited

I often meet people whose experience is restricted to their immediate community, their homes, families, places of work, everything that is familiar. They might go on a package tour or a cruise to an exotic place, but strictly as a … Continue reading

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Transcendence, Truth and Reality: A Mathematician’s Fumble

This article was intended for the Christmas issue of the Blue Flower which never appeared. Fr Munn has been invited to be an Author on this blog which will take the place of the review. I’m not a mathematician myself, … Continue reading

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Christian Romanticism for the 2020’s

I have several times mentioned an important distinction between the Romantic movement per se which extended from the mid eighteenth century to about the same point in the nineteenth. Its causes are found in the Enlightenment and man’s quest for … Continue reading

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