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In But Not Of The [Collapsing] World

Last year I wrote a short post on Hilaire Belloc’s Third Phase.  Belloc foresaw an upcoming fork in the road for civilization, in which “the Catholic direction will be generally restored, or it will be lost – and with it, probably our civilization.”  Rob Dreher writes rather convincingly here that we have already passed the fork, and have taken, not surprisingly, the path to destruction.  I encourage you to read his entire article, but if you are pressed, here are a few noteworthy snippets. “If by ‘Christianity we mean the philosophical and cultural framework setting the broad terms for engagement

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