On Intellectual Property, Considered According to Natural Law and the Rights of Men

[A term paper I wrote for my course Natural Law and Natural Rights at Davenant Hall. This version does not include citations: for those get the PDF here.] Introduction On March 17, 2022, news media around the world broke the story that Amazon acquired the famous MGM film studio. Included in this purchase were the righ… Read more…

Courses in Unreality: The Trouble with Modern Stories

The other day, as my wife and I were watching a pretty unobjectionable TV show, we came upon an all too common development. The protagonist was in love with a woman who was already engaged to some inferior man, and at the last moment she experienced a crisis of heart and called off the wedding. Now she is free to recon… Read more…

Cometh Any to Judge the Earth? (Approaches to Defending the Faith Term Paper)

On the Human Need for a Reckoning [A term paper I wrote for my course Approaches to Defending the Faith at Davenant Hall. This version does not include citations: for those get the PDF here.] Introduction "Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go forth."1 This sentiment, expressed by the bibli… Read more…

Living in the Un-world

In certain corners of the Internet, such as among my Twitter mutuals, a certain app has suddenly come to everyone's attention. It may not last long, but for the moment people "Are Reacting" to artwork created by WOMBO Dream app. Here is one of its masterpieces: The Dream app uses AI to turn a few keywords a… Read more…