Category Archives: Family

Make It Happen

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” The words of US poet Ralph Waldo Emerson and, with or without the conspiracy of the universe, Poland’s governing Law and Justice party (PiS) is certainly making things … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Economy, Family, Politics | Leave a comment

Progress

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” The words of Benjamin Franklin. And since governments are ever keen to boast of continual growth and progress, one might ask how much economic progress … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberty, Current Affairs, Democracy, Economy, Family, Finance, Law, Liberty, Philosophy, Politics | Leave a comment

Unemployment

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” The words of Theodore Roosevelt, no stranger to hard work. Which is why unemployment, especially long–term unemployment, is so … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Current Affairs, Economy, Family | Leave a comment

Abortion

“We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods. The teaching of the Church is clear, and I am a son of the Church, but it is not necessary to talk about … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberty, Culture, Current Affairs, Family, Law, Liberty, Philosophy, Politics | Leave a comment

Exit

“Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.” The words of Alexandre Dumas. There has certainly been little love and plenty of suspicion in the relationship between the EU … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Diplomacy, EU, Family, Foreign policy, Politics | Leave a comment

Family

“You don’t chose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” The words of Desmond Tutu. Or, if you prefer, there is George Bernard Shaw, “a happy family is but an earlier heaven.” And, although … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current Affairs, Economy, Family, Philosophy, Politics | Leave a comment