Only the strength of the human spirit and God can lead us out of any totalitarian system’s cruel labyrinth.
Big Tech and, in particular, social media is a huge player and a culprit in this effort at the annihilation of free will. But we can resist it.
Technology, in itself, is not evil. But what we do with it can be immoral.
Man ceases to be human once he accepts a metaphysical takeover by ideology.
What drives Bastašić’s often tender exploration of the unreliability of memory and friendship, is a sense of loss. There is nothing saccharine about this journey.
Science is just a word denoting an ideological push toward the dehumanization of children.
Political analysis today demands we go underneath an appearance of reality and seek out whether we are being fed propaganda.
In order to think freely once again, man must start to see the value in contemplative life.
Imagine nothingness. Imagine joylessness. Imagine life without love, mercy, faith, hope, and justice. This is the essence of the song “Imagine.” And it’s the essence of today’s globalist message.
Freedom does not exist in a collectivist society, and the only way that it can exist is if we reject collectivism, and affirm the idea of community.
Ryun’s book often reads like a spy novel or a thriller (which were also components to this fight), but what makes it truly palpable is emotion.
A filmmaker must learn to transcend the absurdity of our times, and create without regard for rejection and acceptance.
We don’t need fuzzy platitudinous tweets about America from Republican politicians. What we need right now is what we might call “politics for adults.”
Whenever we can, we must affirm the culture of life, and make authentic human encounters a necessity for our society.
Past creations should be curated, preserved, admired, and reflected upon. They shouldn’t be assaulted and morphed into ideological props.
The object of our current crisis has not been to get people back to life, joy, and pleasure but to institute a “new normal,” which involves denial of humanity and an excuse for our own lack of joy.
History is not a mere cataloging of chronological events but a recognition that each epoch, each period, each action reveals something important about our collective humanity.
Do we choose wisdom or folly? We should choose wisely but, in the choosing, also make sure to bring along a sense of humor.
Through his work, Welles revelled in the game of concealment and illumination but, in the end, reveals it to be more than just a silly game.
By living in fear, we are psychologically, culturally, and even spiritually distancing ourselves from a uniquely American space.