Category Archives: leisure

Sertillanges and the news

“As to newspapers, defend yourself against them with the energy that the continuity and the indiscretion of their assault make indispensable. You must know what the papers contain, but they contain so little, and it would be easy to learn … Continue reading

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Rest

“On the seventh day God finished his work which he had done and he rested” Genesis 2.2 The first issue involving New Media and Christian holiness is that of rest. The Lord created the heavens and the earth. After that, he … Continue reading

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Stranger Things and the difference between virtual and physical RPGs

I have been watching Stranger Things on Netflix, and thus far I love the show (for a few reasons I won’t get into here – I will only add that I’ve been successfully able to watch it occasionally rather than clothing … Continue reading

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Leisure, culture and philosophy

“Culture depends for its very existence on leisure, and leisure, in its turn, is not possible unless it has a durable and consequently living link with the cultus, with divine worship. The word “cult” in English is used exclusively, or … Continue reading

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