Gai Eaton

A case of invincible ignorance: the atheist

Catholic priests, when required to instruct a potential convert who seems incapable of grasping the simplest points of doctrine, speak sometimes of “invincible ignorance”. This is an interesting phrase: wilful ignorance, not stupidity, is the problem, and nothing penetrates this… Read More ›

Thought of the day

The modern Westerner, persuaded that he has a right to “think for himself” and imagining that he exercises this right, is unwilling to acknowledge that his every thought has been shaped by cultural and historical influences and that his opinions… Read More ›