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Control the meaning of words and you control thought. A note about #AmyConeyBarrettSCOTUS

When I worked with the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” one of our office mates was a German religious sister who had survived Dresden and then bombing in the Wuppertal.  She was one of the holiest people I’ve ever met and … Continue reading

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A shift in the cyber meaning of “pro-life”?

Dictionaries are important. When dictionaries change there can be wide repercussions. For example, when the standard reference point for American English back in the day, Webster, changed their basic approach, their lexicographical theory, as it were, from being being proscriptive … Continue reading

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