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Monday, September 2, 2019

Walk the wire, for beauty’s sake

The world needs St. Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Dale Ahlquist
 

First of all, Chesterton was not anti-Semitic, and those who say so are either ignorant or malicious. I am only too happy to shed light on their ignorance or expose their malice. But let’s not get waylaid with that nonsense. Let’s talk about what is truly true and truly important. Let’s talk about why the […]

Walk the wire, for beauty’s sake

Sean Fitzpatrick
 

In the waning days of summer, 1974, a man named Philippe Petit dared to do something beautiful. Petit, a professional funambulist, pulled off an undercover job tantamount to a heist, illegally securing a cable between the nearly completed World Trade Center Towers in New York City. He had walked a wire between the towers of […]

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