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  • Catholic Word of the Day: NOUMENON, 03-20-10

    03/20/2010 7:13:49 AM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies · 151+ views ^ | 03-20-10 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):NOUMENON The essence of a thing. In Kantian philosophy the mind can only postulate but never know the essence of things. The essence of God, the soul, the moral law, and anything else thus become suppositions of practical reason, and people are to act on these presuppositions "as if" they really existed. This makes life livable. (Etym. Greek nooumenon, that which is apprehended by thought.) All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • Economic Collapse & Security: I Am Your Worst Nightmare

    08/05/2011 6:43:44 PM PDT · by Noumenon · 154 replies · 1+ views
    email | Aug 3 2011 | NewAmericaNow
    Economic Collapse & Security: I Am Your Worst Nightmare By Jeff T. I am the leader of a band of 8-to-12 looters. I have some basic military training. We move from place to place like locusts devouring everything in our path. My group is armed with light weapons and can develop and follow simple plans of attack. We take what we want by force of arms. We prefer none of our victims survive because that could cause problems for us in the future. It has been six months since the grid went down. You and the other five members of...