7 Quick Takes Friday (set #209)

7 Quick Takes Friday

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly awaits your perusal. In addition to that, this 7QTF special edition takes a fun look at “snowflakes” but recognizes the extremely dangerous political correctness on steroids game they are playing.

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New Evangelists Monthly

Issue #50, February 2017, of New Evangelists Monthly is ready for your enjoyment! Scores of faithful Catholic bloggers have contributed their very best pieces from January. Contributing authors this month include: Fr. Stephen Morris, Virginia Lieto, Matthew Coffin, Stephen Korsman, Fr. Ben Hadrich, Dave Wanat, Ellen Gable Hrkach, Blythe Kaufman, Carolyn Astfalk, Mike Landry, Jamie Jo, Birgit Jones, Chris Capolino, Matt Marks, Jenn Tatum, Susan Stabile, Vijaya Bodach, Barbara Szyszkiewicz, Adam Crawford, Fr. Gilles Surprenant, Shannon, Tony Agnesi, Rick Rice, Larry Peterson, Lisa Laverty, Rick Becker, Christina Nagy, Nancy Shuman, David Wong, John Schroeder, Roxane Salonen, Ellen Kolb, Robert Collins, Anthony Layne, Larry T, Brian Gill, Tucker Cordani, Melanie Jean Juneau, Rich Maffeo, Dn. John Donaghy, David Torkington, Lianna Mueller, Lisa Ponchak, Fr. Errol Fernandes, Michael Seagriff, Fr. Adrian Danker, Sr. Maresa Lilley, Tom Smith, Barbara Hosbach, Leslie Klinger, De Maria, Bonnie Way, Bartimaeus Timeo, Erin Cupp, Jim Hahn, Debbie Gaudino, Jeff Walker, Thomas and Deborah Richard, Deanna Babineau, AnneMarie, Claire McGarry, Fr. David Bird, Tracy Smith, Elizabeth Reardon, Tom Perna and Rita Buettner.

This monthly “meta-magazine” showcases faithful Catholicism from theology to family life and “everything in between.” Enjoy it now at NewEvangelists.org.

Read Now

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Snowflakes are delicate and must be treated with the utmost caution, as humorously portrayed here:

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Far from unity, an initiative is under way in California to secede from the Union. Seriously. Perhaps they should adopt this flag:

Dont Trigger Me

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Do not be misled. The snowflake, trigger, safe space, micro-aggression, junk is a deadly serious attack on freedom of speech. It is 100% political and related to a single political ideology. When snowflakes do not get their way, this happens:

This is but 1 of many, many similar (non-spontaneous, completely planned) “reactions” around the country.

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This Is War

Still not getting their way, they are literally promoting violence. The Mayor of Berkeley said violence is justified. Yes, when speech occurs that they disagree with, violence, not dialogue, is an appropriate response.

This is extremely dangerous. Those peaceful people violently attacked so far have been caught off-guard. It seems highly probable to me that they will take precautions in the future to defend themselves (their moral right, BTW) and it will not turn out well. Perhaps that anarchy is what the “protesters” want.

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Trying hard to end on a lighter note, I offer this:

Some random thoughts or bits of information are worthy of sharing but don’t warrant their own full post. This idea was begun by Jennifer Fulwiler and is now continued by Kelly Mantoan. So, some Fridays I too participate when I have accumulated 7 worthy items. Thank you Kelly for hosting this project!

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