Reactions to Cinderella

The culture is a stinkin’ cesspool.

That’s how I feel somedays, and to feel better, I’ll pound out a blogpost castigating a movie like “50 Shades of Grey.”

The reality is, our American culture is also filled with great beauty, most of which has been inspired by Judeo-Christian values…

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“Have courage and be kind”

By Tom Quiner Which movie theme do you find more appealing: “Strip naked and let me beat you.” -OR- “Have courage and be kind.” If you said the former and enjoy a “50 Shades of Grey” type of movie experience, I encourage you to visit a liberal blog where you will probably feel more at…

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What is love?

Which one of your kids do you love the most?

I heard this question posed to Dr. Ray Guarandi on the radio. Dr. Ray is a clinical psychologist who also has a call-in radio talk show on Catholic radio called “The Doctor is in.”

Says Dr. Ray, it is not the kid you like the best. Rather, it is…

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’50 Shades of Grey’ is a con

The word ‘romance’ suggests mystery and excitement. It is a positive word. The makers of ’50 Shades of Grey’ sully the word. They suggest that pain and human degradation is romantic. Do they really believe that?

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The Cult of Hurt

Pain is in the news.

ISIS burns a Jordanian pilot to death, recording his agonizing demise as a warning to the world to bow to their Cult of Hurt.

Human beings are torn apart in the womb on a daily basis, and the cult of hurt won’t allow restrictions on human abortion even when the victim can feel the agonizing pain of dismemberment.

Bryan Kemper, the Youth Outreach Director for Priests for Life, equates the two…

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Is porn good for moms?

By Tom Quiner “50 Shades of Grey”, the movie, will be released on Valentines day next year. The trailer for the film was just released, which is a good reason for me to re-run my post on the subject from two years ago: *** Mark your calendar. The year is 2012 and porn has gone…

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The progression of pornographic seduction

Catholic radio talk show host, Al Kresta, analyzed the risk of reading “50 Shades of Grey:” 1st comes the curiosity, which leads to the book purchase. 2nd, the reader is captured by the eroticism. Lastly, the reader becomes emotionally invested in the characters and story, at which point they are either unable to stop, and/or justify it even when encountering the most extreme content …

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