The Nazi Empire fell. The Soviet Empire fell. And now a new globalist empire is in the ascendant. It will also have its day, its pride preceding its own fall, but who knows how much damage will be done before it comes crashing down?

In my recent essay for the Imaginative Conservative, “Bad Ideas Have Bad Consequences”, I focused on the destructive ramifications of various philosophical perspectives which emerged during the so-called “Enlightenment”. That essay ended with a discussion of the positivist philosophy of Auguste Comte, which had led to the founding and subsequent ubiquitous influence of the pseudo-science of sociology.

My trusted guide in these musings on Enlightenment philosophy has been Henri de Lubac, whose book, The Drama of Atheist Humanism, continues to be the focus of the FORMED Book Club, which I co-host with Father Fessio and Vivian Dudro of Ignatius Press. …

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