Agribusiness Meets Reality

I [intlink id=”2045″ type=”post”]recently[/intlink] said that the words of those who criticize Laudato Si’ have no substance. Now I’ll try to be more specific. My concerns about the environment are based on an undeniable fact: Regardless of whether we manage to slow the birthrate, the human population will reach [intlink id=”2009″ type=”post”]9 billion people[/intlink] by 2050. The…

Fossil Fuels to the Rescue

Some time ago it occurred to me that my ernest attempts to correct misogynistic notions are the result of a misunderstanding. When it comes to the battle of the sexes, the facts are not all that important. In fact, the facts are not even the point. However, I will always have sympathy for those who…

Laudato Si’ Doesn’t Say That!

Another article I read today made me realize that I should inform you that the issue of reproductive rights was not part of the encyclical. I neglected to make that clear. Because reproductive rights has been a constant presence in our political rhetoric and in this blog for at least a year, I thought it…

A Few Thoughts on the Encyclical Laudato Si’

In thinking about how to respond to critics of the encyclical, Laudato Si’, I’ve come to the realization that their words have no substance. These people are beginning to sound like the passing away of an old order. Some of you may doubt this because you know that the financial powers who pay the critics…