McLuhan’s 1 Way Catholics Survive the Maelstrom

By Landon DePasquale / May 4, 2016 /

Marshall McLuhan was highly praised by Fr. John A. Hardon, who often cited that McLuhan observed, “all of the media is engaged in a Luciferian conspiracy against the truth.”  McLuhan wasn’t making a bald assertion, or a phantasmic observation. Rather, he was a studied philosopher of the first order who had many observations on how modern…

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Catholic Dictionary: Menticide?

By John B. Manos / February 16, 2014 /

I was looking for something recently in my copy of Fr. John Hardon’s Modern Catholic Dictionary when I noticed an entry that caught my eye: Menticide. Mind killing. “The systematic effort to break down the beliefs and allegiances of a person by physical or psychological means, in order to substitute one’s own. Also called brain-washing, it…

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