Monarchy, Plato's Academy

Monarchy as the Platonic Form of the Divine Order

Monarchy properly understood is a Platonic, ultra-real Form. As Catholics, we recognize the Platonic Forms of natural philosophy as those supernaturally created by and resting eternally in the Mind of God. The Forms exist as Plato postulated, only he had no way in time and space (though we cannot be certain of this) to grasp… Continue reading Monarchy as the Platonic Form of the Divine Order

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The Church, The State, and George Weigel

Nothing against George Weigel (which, of course, means I’m about to say something against George Weigel). I know and respect that he is a towering figure in the lay Catholic world who wrote the highly acclaimed biography on St. John Paul II. Still, he never ceases to aggravate me when he talks about faith and… Continue reading The Church, The State, and George Weigel

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Totalitarian Democracy vs. the freedom of the Catholic Monarchy

“Athens alone, with a wiser policy and more far-seeing leadership, could have led the way to ordered liberty for all of Hellas; but she did not. After Pericles died in 429 B.C. her democracy produced no leader both competent and trustworthy, so that Athens herself became more and more anarchical even while imposing ever stricter… Continue reading Totalitarian Democracy vs. the freedom of the Catholic Monarchy

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The Republic vs. The Catholic Monarchy: The Will of the People vs. The Will of God

“In the Legislative Assembly, the more violent revolutionaries had congregated, at first simply by chance, on the higher benches to the left of the president’s chair, from which they became known as “the Left” or “the Mountain.” (The persistence to this day of the former term, along with its opposite, “The Right,” is a forceful… Continue reading The Republic vs. The Catholic Monarchy: The Will of the People vs. The Will of God

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Ten reasons why we should establish a Catholic Monarchy for America

The Catholic Monarchy is our only lasting hope of saving the United States of America. The proposition above is not something you would ever expect to hear in political discussions or the media. There are two reasons for this. The first is that our forefathers founded America on the principles of Democratic Republicanism whereby The… Continue reading Ten reasons why we should establish a Catholic Monarchy for America