Pope[sic] Francis on Friday sent a message to an international congress on “Care for Our Common Home” in the context of large cities, reminding participants that caring for the environment ultimately means having responsibility for our fellow man. “We see an indifference to our common home and, unfortunately, to so many tragedies and needs that hit our brothers and sisters. This passivity demonstrates the ‘loss of that sense of responsibility for our fellow men, on which all civil society is founded’ (Laudato Si, 25).”Hey, EWTN! You forgot the APOSTROPHE on Laudato Si'. Gaia' is watching. She has already added 3.49 eternities' to your Purgatory'.
Pope[sic] Francis sent his letter, dated June 12, to participants at an international congress about his 2015 environmental encyclical Laudato Si and the challenges of urban life. The July 13-15 congress, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was organized by the foundation “Antoni GaudiNuff said. My job is done. Antichrist Bergoglio doesn't miss a trick. He sees that God's restorers of order, led by prophetic voices like Kalb and Schall, are pulling against chaos in liturgy, culture, art and architecture. Proper service to Gaia requires constant vigilance.
Polistra was named after the original townsite of Manhattan (the one in Kansas). When I was growing up in Manhattan, I spent a lot of time exploring by foot, bike, and car. I discovered the ruins of an old mill along Wildcat Creek, and decided (inaccurately) that it was the remains of the original site of Polistra. Accurate or not, I've always liked the name, with its echoes of Poland (an under-appreciated friend of freedom) and stars. ==== The title icon is explained here. ==== Switchover: This 2007 entry marks a sharp change in worldview from neocon to pure populist. ===== The long illustrated story of Polistra's Dream is a time-travel fable, attempting to answer the dangerous revision of New Deal history propagated by Amity Shlaes. The Dream has 8 episodes, linked in a chain from the first. This entry explains the Shlaes connection.