Critical Thomism, Reality, and Politics By Anthony J. Fejfar, B.A., J.D., Esq., Coif Lulu Press ISBN# 978-0-557-03775-9 © Copyright 2008 by Anthony J. Fejfar

Critical Thomism, Reality, and Politics Introduction This is a Collection of Essays dealing with Critical Thomist Jurisprudence, Reality, and Politics. Table of Contents 1. Formal Operations Thinking 2. Bergson, Evolution, Genesis, and Quantum Physics 3. Burden of Proof and Intent: Mental Incompetency 4. Classical Morality not Conventional Morality 5. Critical Thomism and Kant 6. Critical Thomism and the Liberal Compact 7. Drugs and Mental Illness 8. Druid Catholic Mass 9. Due Process and Magna Charta 10. Evolution and Utopia 11. Gadamer’s Hermeneutics and Metaphysics 12. God and Communism 13. God, Communism, and the Rule of Law 14. Individual Rights and Patriarchy 15. Is Al Queda a Nazi Terrorist Organization? 16. I Opus Dei a Nazi Front Organization? 17. The Green Party 18. Law School

Mind Control 22. The Christ Child 37. Motivation and Self-transcendence 24. Psychiatry and Justice 28. Consciousness. The Lease as an Equitable Use 36. and Critical Thomism 34. Purgatory 29. The Ethical Dilemma of Flyboys . Quantum Physics and Sunlight 30. Lonergan’s Cognitional Structure 23. The Episcopalian Catholic Church 41. The Dark Side of the Force 40. Natural Law and Music 25. Reincarnational Estoppel 32. Reason and Higher Love 31.19. The Contingent Loan for Attorney’s Fees 38. Nazi Dupes 26. Oblivion 27. Lonergan and Critical Thomism 21. Substance and the Holy Spirit 35. Seth. Self-actualization 33. Limiting Lawyer Malpractice 20. The Correcting Entry 39.

The Sons of Liberty (2) 54. Quantum Field Theory 62. Truth. The Wild Deed 55. Timing and Intent 56. and Evil 61. The Nolo Contendere Plea 49. Relativism. Why Critical Thomism is a Postmodern Philosophy . The Republican Manifesto 51. The Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom and Form 46. The Schizophrenic Driver 52.42. Quantum Field Theory and Being 63. The Great Society 45. Trinitarian Democracy 60. The Final Solution 44. Transcendental Method and Epistemology 58. Athiestic Materialism 64. Transcendental Method and Postmodernism 59. The Sons of Liberty (1) 53. The Moderation Corporation and Income Tax 48. The Fallacy of Shifting Ground 43. The Crime of Penury 50. To the Death and Beyond 57. The Lurking God 47.

Workfare 68. Why Santa Claus really Exists 66. Zen and Daoism . Why Wisdom is not Satanism 67.65.

. difficult type of thinking known as formal operations. describing that path: Sign A: Path A is 1 mile long Path A is 3 feet wide Path A has a snack bar by the path Path A at the half way point has a bridge which is down for construction. You see. there is a more abstract. asserted in his work that beyond the simple. J. Concrete people cannot compare and contrast possible alternative future courses of action and choose a future which is logically superior. In this essay I am giving a short test for formal operations so that the reader can see. Fejfar. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.. naïve thinking of concrete operations. and the second marked Path B. hypo-deductive thought. Here is the problem for you to solve: Chris is walking down a path and comes to a fork in the path. making the path impassible. people in concrete operations cannot plan for the future. Fejfar The developmental psychologist Piaget. if he or she can think hypo-deductively. Esq. There is a sign at the head of each path.D. Path A is paved with asphalt Sign B: Path B is 1 mile long Path B is 2 feet wide . one path marked Path A. or.Chapter 1 A Short Test for Formal Operations Thinking By Anthony J.

. and choose the path which logically is better. you the reader are required to choose the best path with the goal in mind of reaching a destination 3 miles down the path after the point where paths A and B have merged and have become one path again. You are to compare and contrast the good and bad points about both paths A and B. (Scroll down for the correct answer below after taking the test). given the goal of reaching your destination.Path B has no snack bar Path B has no bridge and is open all the way Path B is a dirt path Now. BEGIN the TEST.

ANSWER: Path B While Path A has some nice features. . with the bridge out it cannot be used to get to the destination.

could be seen as evidence that evolution takes place very rapidly.. but can certainly produce changes on the atomic. The Quantum Field exists on a subatomic level. involving God and metaphysics. following Bergson. in Genesis in the Bible. complex. Bergson. I. Recall that Quantum Physics is based upon the scientific idea that the Quantum Field exists outside of space-time. And. in his work on evolution. Of course.D. with causation from outside of space-time by God and metaphysics. following Darwin. J. Evolution. is. argued that evolution could only take place with rapid.A. to think that if you can change the subatomic makeup of an atom. on the other hand. The question. when you think about it. that you cannot change the atom itself. B.Chapter 2 Bergson. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. changes in biological reality. if you . or even biological levels. molecular. There is no reason. Genesis. however. the idea that people were created by God. logically. how can we get to this notion of evolution and still stay in the realm of science. argue that evolution involves planned change from outside of space-time. My response is that evolution takes place using Quantum Physics and Quantum Change. not with gradual incremental changes.. Esq. And. as a very gradual process of evolutionary change which is consistent with atheistic materialism. if you can change an atom. Fejfar For many persons.. there is no reason to think that you could not change a molecule. evolution is seen. Fejfar. and Quantum Physics By Anthony J.

even to the extent of producing a whole new species of animal. in general. out of nothingness. or even human beings. and certainly metaphysics. . as if. Thus. ex nihilo.can change a molecule. there really is no contradiction between the idea of theistic evolution. which very well might involve God. there is no reason to think that you could not change a biological cell. could produce large and sudden evolutionary changes. Thus. and the notion of scientific evolution. it is possible that evolutionary meaning on the Quantum level. but really out of the Quantum Field. or creation of human beings by God in the Bible.

only probable knowledge. J. Esq. I would like to argue that these persons are mistaken. tells us that we live in a world and universe of moderate relativism. because the type of intent required for a particular type of activity parallels the burden of which is required to prove a relevant fact at trial.” I have also heard psychiatric social workers argue that one who is not “Judicially Competent to Stand Trial” cannot own property. Thus. in relation to law. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. one had to be “Judicially Competent to Stand Trial.Chapter 3 Burden of Proof and Intent: Mental Incompetency and a finding Of Judicially Incompetent to Stand Trial: An Analysis By Anthony J.A.. Fejfar I once heard a psychologist argue that in order to practice law. there are three different standards of proof which must be proved.D. in part. based on Quantum Physics. I have argued previously that contemporary science. B. They are as follows: .. using a legal proceeding.. or reality. There is no absolute certainty in this world or universe. Fejfar. and what is required to prove a fact. or contract.

my point is that in each of the three different proceedings discussed above. I suppose. and thus. Civil Regulatory Case. constitutional rights at law without equity Preponderance of the Evidence 55% standard of proof/reality 2. the type of intent required to intend reality for that type of proceeding is different. the following is true: In order to be judicially incompetent to contract or own property one must not be able to know reality at a percentage of 55% or better.9999999% standard of proof/reality Now. but it should generally say that if the person is 55% accurate in the person’s reality perceptions. Thus. some type of test is required. then that person is judicially competent to stand trial to own property and to contract. Criminal Case. If a person is alleged to be . Civil Case. contracts. the standard for “reality” is different. Now. -involuntary psychiatric commitments.Prosecution of Criminal Defendant Evidence Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 99. guardianships -Clear and Convincing Evidence 85% standard of proof/reality 3. environmental or corporate regulation.1.licensure.

or have dementia. or to be judicially incompetent on the basis of being a danger to oneself or a third person (involuntary commitment). one must not be able to know reality at a percentage of 85% or better. or hallucinatory. it is equally true that a person could know reality at 87% probability but not 99. could not be subject to a guardianship. A Criminal Conviction requires that the Defendant must have really known what he or she was doing at a percentage of 99. in order to be judicially incompetent to stand trial to form mens rea. one could have the judicial intent necessary to own property or contract. logically. Of course. However. such a person could also own property and have the power to contract. .999999%.delusional. or criminal intent.99999% test for criminal liability. or there is no basis for specific intent. or hallucinatory. such that the person cannot form regulatory intent. if a person is alleged to be delusional. Now. criminal intent. practice law. Again. yet still be acquitted of criminal charges for lack of specific or criminal intent. it is possible that a person does not reach the 85% test for involuntary commitment (knows reality below 85% perceptually) and also clearly does not meet the 99.9999999% . it would also have to proven that the proposed guardian was more competent in this respect than the proposed ward. one must be found to be judicially incompetent to stand trial by reason of not being able to know reality at a level of 99. such that the person cannot form contractual intent or ownership intent. that is. The idea that a criminal defendant has been found judicially incompetent to stand trial for an inability to form specific intent cannot be used as a basis for asserting that such a person cannot own property. and such a person could practice law. could not be involuntarily committed. contract. and thus could be involuntary committed to a psychiatric ward for some period of time for being a danger to oneself or another. then it must be proved that the person’s intent/reality perception is less accurate than 85% or better. but not have the judicial intent necessary to practice law or take care of one’s own affairs without supervision. or to be judicially incompetent to practice law (hold a license). Similarly. for example. in order to be judicially incompetent to take care of your own personal or financial affairs (guardianship). or have dementia. Thus. have and exercise constitutional rights.then it must be proved that the person’s intent is less accurate than 55% or better.99999% probability. Obviously. Finally.

A. as a metaphysical quiddity. Thus.D. Fejfar. Thus.. J. Esq. when a person says that he or she trys to be “good. it would appear that some persons who appear to be applying conventional moral standards. independent of any knower. but really aren’t. and as an End. . and Neo-Platonism both hold the position that ethically and morally. The argument is that The Good actually exists. as a Platonic Form or as a Substantial Form. if they are to be categorized at level 3. Conventional Morality means that a person follows a specific authority for moral directions or guidance. So. Fejfar Developmental Psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg argued that level 3 moral thinking is conventional morality. B. Critical Thomism.” this is probably interpreted as being a person who is living up to conventional expectations by unreflectively following some authority. one is ordered toward The Good. a form of neo-thomism. not conventional morality. may instead be applying the post-conventional morality of level 6...Chapter 4 Classical Morality not Conventional Morality By Anthony J. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. these individuals. individual or universal principles. are applying Classical Morality. I would like to argue that some people at level 3 may seem to conventional.

While some may base their morality upon an external moral authority. this finds expression in each individual selecting and then acting upon an individual scale of values. my morality. In this sense it is existential. is as follows: .Chapter 5 Critical Thomism and Kant’s Categorical Imperative By Anthony J. While Utility means. Esq. As I have asserted previously. my self chosen scale of values. Fejfar. Maximization of Value.. they base their morality upon a self decided upon scale of values under the Utility function of the Ethical Matrix.D. the Critical Thomist does not. The morality of a Critical Thomist is based upon self chosen values.. Fejfar While Critical Thomists base their Ethics on the Ethical Matrix. concretely. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. J.

do choose that everyone would choose the same scale of . whether or not the position meets the requirements of Kant’s Categorical Imperative. 2. and the Critical Thomist. Rationally. typically through work. for him. that is. that is. even some judges take as a litmus test of the validity of an ethical or legal position. i. ideally. what I rationally think is best for myself. I Tony Fejfar. some people. Helping others. Now. My Self Actualization. the Categorical Imperative tested whether or not a position could be Universalizable. my chosing to actualize. For Kant. my Self Directedness. that is. the question is would I wish that. his Rational Self Interest. 4. So. and his helping others. My Rational Self Interest. his Self Actualization. My Autonomy.1.. 3. everyone would choose the same scale of values that I have. those values which are most meaningful to me.e. for me. his autonomy.

values that I have chosen. my morality position and scale of values passes the test of Kant’s Categorical Imperative. . Thus. for him or herself.

is as follows: 5. In this sense it is existential.Chapter 6 Critical Thomism and The Liberal Compact By Anthony J. While some may base their morality upon an external moral authority. Maximization of Value. Fejfar. my Self Directedness. My Autonomy. the Critical Thomist does not. J. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. that is. While Utility. my morality.D. this finds expression in each individual means. my self chosen scale of values.. As I have asserted previously. . selecting and then acting upon an individual scale of values. concretely. Fejfar While Critical Thomists base their Ethics on the Ethical Matrix.. they base their morality upon a self decided upon scale of values under the Utility function of the Ethical Matrix. Esq. The morality of a Critical Thomist is based upon self chosen values.

Thus. 8. that is. those values which are most meaningful to me.6. . as paramount. what does this mean. practically? Well. not only do I try to help others in my Life. that is. 7. my chosing to actualize. Not only do I support my own Self Acutalization. Helping others Now. but. Finally. I also act to defend the Rational Self Interest of other Liberal Critical Thomists. Now. I also act to support the Self Actualization of other Liberal Critical Thomists. The Liberal Compact provides that every Liberal must support every other Liberal in protecting that Liber al’s individual rights. it means that I. as a Liberal. Critical Thomist must support the Liberal scale of values not only for myself. as Critical Thomist. but for every other Liberal Critical Thomist. My Self Actualization. Not only do I act to defend my own Rational Self Interest. what I rationally think is best for myself. not only do I argue for my Autonomy as paramount. I also act to encourage other Liberal Critical Thomists to help others. I also argue for the Autonomy of every other Liberal Critical Thomist. typically through work. I am also concerned with the Liberal Compact. My Rational Self Interest.

. The Critical Thomist Liberal Compact supports the Individual Good. I suspect that even God the Father.This is the Liberal Critical Thomist Compact. and the Holy Spirit are each Liberal Critical Thomists. This force is even more powerful than conventional morality. The Common Good is merely the aggregate of all of us pursuing the Individual Good together. and collectively. Jesus the Son. It is perhaps the most powerful force in reality. and it works. the Common Good.

Dan had a different hypothesis. Dan had a weekly column.A. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Dan was currently investigating the causes of mental illness. and was an investigative reporter. though. Esq... and held his Juris Doctor degree in Law. the patient’s neurons just weren’t firing the right way. or hallucinogenic drugs.D. According to the psychiatrists. Dan wondered if most mental illness might be caused by the person.Chapter 7 Drugs and Mental Illness A Work of Fiction An Allegorical Tale By Anthony J. so their careers would be destroyed. J. . Fejfar Dan Spencer was a newspaper reporter for the Pittsburgh Enquirer Weekly Newspaper. Fejfar. from the University of Pittsburgh. Most psychiatrists claimed mental illness was caused by genetically abnormal brain functioning. taking poison.. unknowingly. Dan was a undergraduate double major in English and Philosophy from Duequense University. B. Dan had a friend who was a Russian reporter who found KGB files indicating an espionage program designed to make people appear to be mentally ill.

where a friend of his had been diagnosed with Schizo-affective disorder for believing in Natural Law. the tests came back showing that Dan’s friend had LSD. Almost all of the patients had the same drugs and substances in their blood as Dan’s friend. off the facility. and then they stopped at a private clinic and had some of his friend’s blood drawn for lab work. often in the homes of the persons. Because. the psychiatric hospital had a very powerful satanic cult. arsenic. . Dan visited his friend on the Ward and asked him if he knew anything about any of these drugs or substances.” Dan asked if they were worried about getting caught and going to jail. So.Dan had another friend in the Czech MI5 intelligence organization who told Dan that the FBI and the CIA had a similar program to get rid of progressives and liberals in the United States. no. Dan started by going out to the State Mental Hospital. Enquirer. Dan spent six months interviewing other mental health patients. Dan thought that he had better check into the problem. and having their blood drawn and analyzed. Dan took his friend out to eat. and hoped for the best. Dan then bribed a psychiatric aide for information and found that psychiatry was deeply involved with “controlling” political “dissidents. The aide said. The next week. before they were hospitalized. Dan’s friend was shocked at what the tests showed and said that he had never taken any sort of drugs or substances for any reason. and camphor in his blood. Dan ran this story in the Pittsburgh. PCP. and because most of the drugging was being done by the CIA and FBI. lead.

I have it on good authority that the idea of Roman Catholicism was an invention of a religious affairs reporter for Newsweek Magazine. but whites too.. and Aristotle. Seth states that spiritual “Speakers” who channeled information from the “other side.A.Chapter 8 Druid Catholic Mass By Anthony J. but I never liked the term much. Esq. by Jane Robert. there was no religious freedom in Rome.. or perhaps even God himself. In his book. and seems to be the exception that makes the rule. Fejfar I was raised a Roman Catholic. I think that the Druid tradition was informed by the Holy Spirit long before the historical coming of Jesus of Nazareth on Earth. There was slavery in Rome. contrary to postmodern myth. Plato. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.” I think that there are other metaphors we could use to denominate the Catholic Church. Caesar was worshipped as a god. There could be no false gods or a God worshipped beside Caesar. not Roman Catholic. I think that these Speakers were the early Druids and that they presaged the coming of Christ. And. Seth Speaks. long before they actually physically incarnated on Earth.D. In fact. distinguishing it from Anglican “Catholicism. Why the Jewish worship of God was tolerated is unclear. . Fejfar.. but of course there were some big negatives too. J. we just called ourselves Catholic.” were teaching in Europe as far back as Cro Magnon times. Growing up. I guess Rome did some positive things for Western Civilization. I personally like the idea of a Druid Catholic Church. not just blacks. B.

The real Catholic Mass. We do not sacrifice the material body and blood of Jesus Christ in the Mass. Perhaps the notion of a Druid Catholic Church is a little too much for some. Now. not the sacrifice of a male on an altar. because. This is the real doctrine and practice of tran-substanc[e]-iation (transubstanciation) as taught by the Church Councils at Nicea and at Trent. is a Druid Catholic Mass. maybe good start would be the development of an Episcopalian Catholic Church. . it makes perfect sense that women can be Catholic Priests and offer the sacrifice of the Mass. A Druid Mass. instead we have a transformative nature sacrifice of the bread and wine (or grape juice) into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ in Substance. to me. like some sort of cannibals. the Mass is essentially a nature sacrifice. metaphysically.

where the litigant can cross examine witnesses.. and that such Due Process of Law on the State Level. liberty. Esq. Magna Charta requires that no person can be deprived of life. I argue that Due Process of Law was present prior to the 14th Amendment. was applicable in States such as Pennsylvania. This means that Pennsylvania is required to follow the requirements of Magna Charta.. and . where the rules of evidence apply. 1681.A. Fejfar One might wonder what Due Process of Law. B. should conform to the laws of England. this means that the litigant. the law of Pennsylvania. continues even today. if any. J.D. in accordance with the Natural Law of Liberty. and the Charter for the Province of Pennsylvania By Anthony J. the Charter clearly states that all laws of Pennsylvania must be “consonant to reason. In the Charter for the Province of Pennsylvania. that is. whether civil or criminal. and where the is a right of appeal. without a jury trial in accordance with the law of the land.” This means both substantive and procedural due process are required in the enforcement of any civil or criminal law in Pennsylvania. Fejfar. Finally. With respect to substantive due process. this means that any governmental law or action must be “reasonably related to a legitimate government interest. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. prior to the enactment of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. the British Constitution.” With respect to procedural due process. or property. Magna Charta.. as of that time. the Charter of the Province of Pennsylvania states that so far as is conveniently possible. has the right to a fair hearing where there is an impartial trier of fact and law.Chapter 9 Due Process.

. it is clear that Pennsylvania has both substantive and procedural due process rights without referring to the 14the Amendment of the United States Constitution.procedural and substantive due process. Thus.

or Creative Evolution. argued that random mutations tried in the court of evolutionary competition.D. but I’m not sure. is responsible for evolution of all species.Chapter 10 Evolution and Utopia By Anthony J.. such as human beings. Vitimin C really can only be found in significant quantities in fresh fruit. somehow. Let us consider this situation. then humanity must have evolved where there was fresh fruit available the year round. If they don’t get it they get scurvy. and only for a short period of time.A. Fresh fruit in all tribal societies would only be available in the Fall. Instead. Fejfar Charles Darwin. alternatively. then. Esq. and only where fruit trees are growing. human being were created or evolved in a Utopian society where fruit was available the whole year. the noted Evolutionist. evolutionary changes. The idea is that evolution somehow produces constructive. scurvy causes a failure in the development of bones and teeth... if evolution were really true. In adults it causes tooth loss. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. by Creation. or. Human being need vitimin C in order to survive. the idea of a Garden of . canning of fruit must have been available. that somehow our bodies would not need vitimin C. Based on our modern experience. positive. J. Now. an often fatal disease. B. Fejfar. Maybe this makes some sense. In small children. No. Perhaps. it takes a sophisticated world wide economy in order for fresh fruit to be available the year round. it would seem that if evolution worked the way Darwin suggested. Both these options seem unlikely based upon the current idea that humans evolved from apes on the African plains.

Eden, where people had fresh fruit the year round, or so the common myth has it, is supported by the idea of evolution itself.

Chapter 11 Gadamer’s Hermeneutics and Metaphysics By Anthony J. Fejfar, J.D., Esq., Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar In the Gadamer-Habermas debate, Habermas argues that there is no way to avoid the hermenutic circle, and thus that Gadamer’s Hermeneutic position is logically circular and invalid. I, on the other hand, argue that Gadamer’s Hermeneutics are valid because they are based upon metaphysics. Gadamer asserts that Hermeneutics, that is, philosophy of meaning, is based upon the idea that there are certain “forestructures of knowing” which guide hermeneutic interpretation. Obviously, if these forestructures are just ideas, then it would appear that hermeneutics are circular in nature and thus invalid. I would argue that just as Plato argued for the idea of the World of the Forms, so too, hermeneutics is guided by what I would call Hermeneutic Forms. I argue that Gadamer’s position is Platonist and is thus grounded in Metaphysics. Since the forestructures of knowing are in fact transcendent Immutable Platonic Forms, in the World of the Forms, better interpretations are possible. Additionally, using Lonerganian epistemology it is possible to argue that intuitive judgment and reflection are cognitive functions which transcend mere analytic understanding or hermeneutic interpretation. The argument is that intuition enables us to transcend hermeneutic understanding and helps to to find a better interpretation.

Chapter 12 God and Communism By Anthony J. Fejfar, B.A., J.D., Esq., Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx, its author, takes the position that God is an infantile projection and that religion is the Opiate of the People. I argue that Marx point has some validity, but overall is wrong In his book, “The Two Sources of Morality and Religion,” philosopher Henri Bergson discusses two types of religion and two types of God. In the first type of religion, let us call this, Conventional Religion, religion is based upon inauthentic authority. People are taught to “pray, pay, and obey,” and nothing more. Genuine spirituality is suspect at best, considered evil at worst. Genuine spirituality or religious experience is considered evil by conventional people because the spiritual person has a direct pipeline to God, bypassing the religious authority system. I argue that spiritual people are Intuitive Mystics who value autonomy, rational self interest, self actualization, and helping others. Conventional people, on the other hand, value obedience, fitting in, conformity, appearances, the status quo, authoritarianism, and meaningless religious ritual. The “God” of convention fits with the religion of convention. The Conventional God is authoritarian, demand strict obedience, values appearances, values conformity, hates spiritual experience. This conventional God is the false God criticized by Karl Marx in the Communist manifesto. The religion criticized by Marx as the opiate of the people is precisely conventional religion

Communism mean Equity. then. The God of Being encourages artistic creativity. not conformity and not the status quo. authoritarianism. For the Spiritual Theist. Intuitive religion is Spirituality. This is the God of Being. conformity. only the God of Convention. not a three piece suit or a fancy dress. The God of Being despises. There is no contradiction. Intuitive religion is where the participant actually actually comes into real contact with God. appearances. self actualization needs. it is possible to believe in the God of Being and be a Communist. and empty religious rituals with no spirituality involved. The God of Being encourages us to wear khaki shorts to church in the summer. such as. “To each according to his need.” Keeping in mind of course that those with abilities have needs too. Understood in this sense. Karl Marx did not criticize the God of Being.The second type of religion that Bergson speaks of is Intuitive. or Spiritual. The God of Being inspires us to pursue Justice and Social Justice. not the God of authority. or Intellectual religion. from each according to his ability. The God of Being encourages an intellectual life based upon Reason. Karl Marx did not criticize the God of Being in the Communist Manifesto. .

A. and merely reflects economics or politics. the masters of that society still felt that Law was needed. I would simply note that even in corrupt Communist societies like the Soviet Union. which exists independent of any knower. Contract. and Equity is ordered toward Social Justice. which exists independent of any knower in Substantial Form. There was a Soviet Constitution and a Soviet Judicial System. Common Law Rules relating to Property. Fejfar. The Rule of Law contains within it all the laws necessary for a Just and Equitable legal system. This is the Platonist position. argued that Law is a sham. Proportionality. all exist in the World of the Forms as an aspect of the Rule of Law.Chapter 13 God. in the Communist Manifesto. is a Metaphysical Law. however.. not cookie cutters. and Equity. . The Forms are guides. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. The Aristotelian position is that the Rule of Law. Esq. and the Rule of Law By Anthony J. While Law may take economics or politics into account as factors to be considered. These are neither economic nor political principles. Law cannot be reduced to mere economics or politics. Thus. I argue that God favors the Rule of Law and Metaphysics.D. the Forms exist in the Mind of God. Utility.. and Procedural Law. Finally. is a Metaphysical Law. This is absurd. Tort. B. For Theists. Law is ordered toward Justice.. from time to time. Karl Marx. Law is based upon four Natural Law Ethical Principles: Reciprocity. and they manifest probabilistically. J. flawed. in the World of The Forms. Communism. Fejfar The Rule of Law.

horticultural societies promoted both slavery and human sacrifice. Jesus Christ is the Logos. On the contrary. J. As Jesus said in the .. Christianity itself is based upon the norm of adolescent Son-Reason. while at first it would seem that only men would be satanically enslaved and sacrificed. Patriarchy. not an authoritarian Father. Additionally. While some individual Fathers might be authoritarian. in his anthropological work argues that matriarchal. First. Fejfar. I argue that such consequences are exactly what we would see. If matriarchy were to reappear today. Ken Wilber. at its best promotes reason based decision making not authoritarianism. in fact. Matriarchy By Anthony J. for example..A. utilizes democratic procedures based upon reason and the individual inspiration of the Holy Spirit. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. The Paulist Order. The Jesus of the Gospels was an adolescent not an authoritarian Father. Roman Catholic religious life. Esq.Chapter 14 Individual Rights and Patriarchy vs.D. protecting individual rights and equality.. on the other hand has produced political liberalism and the Rule of Law. Isaac Hecker. Patriarchy has two forms. that is Reason. our culture promotes and enshrines adolescent Son-Reason. Father authoritarianism and adolescent Son- Reason. in the end I suspect that lesbian women who are artistically inclined and who are not “great mothers” would also be enslaved and murdered in ritual sacrifices. Good judges and good presidents and good corporate executives are good because they are reasonable not because they are authoritarian. I argue that Patriarchy is good and matriarchy is evil. While Jesus may have been married. Fejfar Some feminists argue that Patriarch is evil and matriarchy is good. let us consider the historical record of matriarchy. B. there is no mention of this in the Gospels. since the time of its founder.

Gospels. Adolescent patriarchy is to be preferred to matriarchy.” Clearly. “the Father has given everything over to the Son. this is not authoritarian patriarchy. .

Next. but I don’t think so.D. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. With all due respect.. First of all. where did Al Queda come from? My argument is that apparently.. Esq. both Portugal and to some degree Spain have had fascist regimes which are. Remember the book. most of us were shocked and simply could not figure out how it happened. After the 9/11 debacle. So. truth is stranger than fiction. like Opus Dei. “The Boys from Brasil?” This factual book was about the strong Nazi Party presence in Brasil resulting from the fact that so many German Nazi’s escaped Europe at the end of World War II and secretly emmigrated to Brasil and some other South American countries. Fejfar. and have been sympathetic to Nazi Germany. Finally. where are these Nazi’s coming from? Some might naively think that the Nazi movement is a thing of the past. This has been reported in the news. we have the East German Nazi Party which basically operated as the East German Communist Party until the Wall went down. there is a significant Nazi Party presence in Russia. J. Now. the whole thing took the type of planning. as the saying goes. analytic thought. There are elected officials in Russia who openly belong to the Nazi Party. one might ask.Chapter 15 1 Is Al Queda a Nazi Terrorist Organization? By Anthony J. we ask ourselves. Fejfar Sometimes. although Moslems from the Middleast were clearly involved. Al Queda is a Nazi organization. and organization one does not typically associate with the middle eastern mind. There is a strong Nazi movement . East Germany. I have read books about reincarnation which state that most Nazi’s who died in World War II are now reincarnating in the United States and presumably would provide support for a new Nazi Party movement if they followed the patterns of their last lives. In my view. Al Queda is a Nazi Terrorist Organization and it would appear that Opus Dei provides the financial support for the Nazi Party and Al Queda. it would not be surprising to find many middle east Moslems who are Al Queda Nazi’s. were not only sympathetic to the Nazi Party. the original of Aq Queda has been solved. but joined it. it is widely understood that the Arab Moslems during World War II. . Food for thought. Additionally. Finally.

. Fejfar. but ends up in Nazi Party coffers in Portugal. Fejfar One hears quite a bit about Opus Dei these days.Chapter 16 1 Is Opus Dei a Nazi Front Organization? By Anthony J. one hears rumors and second hand information. but by the Nazi Party. Now. Opus Dei was founded in next door Portugal in the early 1930's. or anything else. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Esq. or food bank. not by Franco’s fascist party. What better way to fill Nazi Swiss bank accounts with American money than to tell naive Catholics that they should give all their money away to the “poor.D. Switzerland.. or Brasil? I personally have never heard of an Opus Dei street mission. just prior to World War II. what if the money does not go to help the poor. But. But the Opus Dei that I have heard about is the Opus Dei that was founded during Generalissimo Franco’s fascist regime in Spain in the late 1930's. then it makes sense. it is very difficult to track down concrete facts about Opus Dei. I have heard that Opus Dei is a movement dedicated to helping the poor. For example. What if it all started a little earlier than that. J. Of course there is the Opus Dei of the movie the Da Vinci Code which may be real to some extent. though? Perhaps. But. This seems a little bit odd for an ultra conservative organization. there are also rumors of rumors of information which depict Opus Dei as anything but Christian. Instead. what if Opus Dei is dedicated to . if Opus Dei is in fact Nazi. Instead of helping the poor. What if Opus Dei is really a Nazi front organization dedicated to destroying the Catholic Church and its social justice movement? Now.” vial Opus Dei.

driving them into the street or into suicide? If Opus Dei is a legitimate organization. it must come clean and tell us what its real mission is. . and what it does with its money.exterminating the poor? What if Opus Dei is using psychiatry to put progressive and spiritual Catholics in psychiatric wards. destroying their careers? What if it has gotten to the point that an Opus Dei psychiatrist will diagnose a spiritual person with Bipolar disorder or Schizo-affective disorder and then try to force that person into athiestic materialist apostacy in order to get out of psychiatric confinement? What if there is a deliberate effort to then persecute mental health patients.

“Give me liberty or give me death. Now.Chapter 17 Is the Green Party in Germany the Nazi Party Of the Future? By Anthony J. Protecting Nature is the most important thing. an American revolutionary. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.” I’m not sure I would want to live in an environmentally “perfect” world with no liberty. Nazi Germany came to power in large part because Adolph Hitler argued for the racial supremacy of Aryan Germans. My problem is that I think that the Green Party has the potential to be totalitarian. to the detriment of everyone else. said. who can argue with that? Patrick Henry. Fejfar. even more important than individual rights. Fejfar The Green Party is a pro-environmental political party which originated in Germany. I know that I wouldn’t. it would not be much of a world if we all had But. Esq. The basic platform of the Green Party is that Nature should be our number one value. J. Here is my argument.D. individual rights but no air to breath. It would be horrible. granted. on the other hand. I am pro-environment as a liberal democrat but I just can’t get myself to join or support the Green Party. Non- .. in fact. Now..

labor camps. . Undoubtedly the Green Party supports population control as many pro-environmentalists do. Could this happen with the Green Party? Perhaps. or were murdered all in the name of racial supremacy.Aryan Germans ended up in concentration camps. couln’t all non Green Party Members (read non Nazi Party Members) be executed for the sake of population control? What’s to stop this? Food for thought. With no individual rights to protects us.

If Law is an illusion then it soon became apparent at “top” law schools that Constitutional Law was an illusion as well. As soon a Property was gone. “top” law schools stopped requiring that Property be taken as a class. Fejfar. it is widely known that attendance is not taken at top ten law schools.. Karl Marx. inspection. The whole thing is ridiculous. What rules there were.D. Soon. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. No one goes to class. and all that is left is a fascist dictatorship. The “top” law schools are never inspected. were seen as delusional. Because Karl Marx said private property was evil in the Communist Manifesto. The first assault on the Rule of Law came when top ten law schools stopped having a required course in Property law. Only the ordinary law schools ever received an A. Of course this had been true for awhile anyway. Esq. As soon as the Constitution disappeared from law schools. were ignored.A.A.. J. the final and most decisive blow was to make Constitutional Law an elective which most students did not bother taking. in the Communist Manifesto asserted that Law is an illusion and the only real forces in society are economic forces.Chapter 18 Law School: An Oxymoron An Allegory By Anthony J. it also began to disappear from . the Rule of Law is gone. for example. In fact.B.. even though the entire common law is based in the first instance on property law. B. It is law school without school. Fejfar This is an allegorical tale about a world in which law school has ceased to exist. So. those who argued that individual rights and due process are important. It all started when the American Bar Association stopped regulating law schools.

Constitutional Democracy and the Rule of Law were murdered without a shot even being fired. Sadly. .the Courts.

Unfortunately lawyers can now be held liable for malpractice in some situations where.. that the lawyer should be exempt from being sued for legal malpractice.. Pro Bono work. Lawyers sometimes take on cases Pro Bono. The other situation which I would like to discuss is that of lawyer charity. and didn’t. Esq. in my opinion.D. and suddenly casual conversation turns into the other person’s hunt for free legal advice. Two. Sometimes the case is simply interesting. In any event. or Pro Bono work. first Cocktail Party. again arguing that the lawyer had a duty to give reasonable representation and didn’t. sometimes the reason is political or jurisprudential. B. J. sometimes Pro Bono clients don’t like the lawyer or the work he is doing and sue for malpractice. that is without charging a fee. it is not appropriate. sometimes the client is poor. the cocktail party advice. or a bar. but the conversation partner “client” then “relies” on this advice and it turn out to be incomplete or wrong.A.Chapter 19 Limiting Lawyer Malpractice By Anthony J. and second. or a kid’s baseball game.. a Court can hold that the lawyer had a duty to give the conversation partner reasonably correct advice. When you stop and . and the pro bono case. or really thinking it through. thus committed malpractice. above. come to mind. Fejfar. This can happen when a lawyer goes to a party. off the cuff advice. Law practice is hard enough dealing with Ethics Rules without having to think about malpractice on top of that. In this situation. A thoughtful lawyer might say a word or two without doing any legal research. I would like to argue that in both situations. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar Lawyers hate legal malpractice even more than their clients. On one view. a lawyer can create an attorney-client relationship without even knowing it.

the lawyer should not be liable for legal malpractice. but the real duty placed on the lawyer is done so by reason of a contract supported by consideration. I argue that where there is no consideration paid by the “client” there is no duty on the lawyers part other than to practice in conformance with the Ethics Rules. the real idea underlying professional negligence is that there is a duty that is created by reason of a contract for professional services. . Unless the lawyer is being paid.think about it. Of course damages in tort can exceed the contractual amount paid.

Aristotle. Such a judgment. and judges or reflect that some thing is or is not probably true. Lonergan did not reconcile his notion of statistical probability with the classical view. Lonergan spends a great deal of time discussing statistical probability. moves to understanding. In my work dealing with Critical Thomist philosophy. Fejfar.. while Lonergan was sympathetic to the idea of evolution. one simply revises one’ judgment. Similarly.. Lonergan argued that we know much of reality through what he called a “probable judgment of fact.D. One might say then that if one builds up enough virtually unconditioned judgments of fact. . it is not actually real. If one is so sure that one’s probable judgment of fact is correct. is only virtually real. Esq. Insight.” While Lonergan was obviously sympathetic to Plato. I build upon Lonergan’s work in a number of respects.” Here one finds the de facto real.” In his book. Some call Lonergan a Critical Realist. Lonergan point out that one begins with experience.Chapter 20 Lonergan and Critical Thomism By Anthony J. Fejfar Bernard Lonergan’s philosophical work has been described in various ways. Lonergan did not reconcile evolution with classical philosophy. some call him a Transcendental Thomist. and Thomas Aquinas. however. one might in a sense create a world of “virtual reality. J. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. then this becomes a “”virtually unconditioned judgment of fact. First. If one finds that one’s understanding or judgment was incorrect. The beauty of Lonergan is that his epistemology is fallible.

accident. While Lonergan obviously was influenced by classical philosophy he was not able to reconcile his new Critical Realist philosophy with classical thought. Similarly. is known as an illiteration.My Critical Thomism does both. . material form. accidental cause etc. or logical accident in my Critical Thomist work. I argue that evolution is structured in part through such classical concepts as substantial form. A statistical divergence from a classical rule in Lonergan.

Although it is not widely known. . Fejfar Joe Scanlon works for the National Counterintelligence Agency (NCA). J. Finally. always hypnotizing him to consciously forget the training session afterwards. Joe Scanlon was an intuitive kid. Joe took an ESP test given by the NCA in his preschool class and was recruited . the charter of the CIA specifically prohibits CIA agents from spying domestically in the United States. He was also taught the basic principles of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.. He was told about aspects of American and European History that the general public was not aware of. during the Kennedy administration. Growing up in the midwest United States. When Joe was 3 years old. his consciousness was gifted with intuition from child birth. not the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). a type of hypnosis.D. Fejfar. the NCA is responsible for domestic espionage in the United States. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. at the height of the cold war. In fact. his NCA mentor began working with Joe’s unconscious Joe was taught to be a “sleeper agent” on behalf of the mind using psychic abilities. His mind. Esq..Chapter 21 1 Mind Control: An Allegory A work of Fiction By Anthony J. Sometimes an NCA agent would come and get him out of class and give him training.

Joe majored in management in undergraduate school and then went to law school. He didn’t know this consciously. Vice-Dean. Joe got married and had two children. Gradually.United States government and the NCA in his own country. Regina soon left his conscious mind and he began to meet other persons on the astral plane in his mind’s eye. “hey. Joe did not even know that he was an NCA operative. grocery store. but no real time response. It happened. the Vice-Dean. it appeared to him that he was finally having some sort of real time effect. the faculty. For example. He worked for a few years in a medium size law firm in the midwest and then got a job on the east coast as a law professor. He had all sorts of interesting coversations with people. After two nights without sleep he was suddenly internally dialoging with an aspect of himself called Regina. no one ever came up to him and said. Most of the beings he met internally were vicious and uncooperative. While Joe kept his mouth shut. are we channeling together?” Joe kept teaching at the law school and soon discovered that he was channeling the Dean. but it definitely happened. On a conscious level. most of his training began to done psychicly in his sleep. Joe received an intuitive message that he was to undergo two nights without sleep in order to break through to his unconscious mind and begin pychic channeling. at first. Joe got activated by the NCA. in the case of a coup attempt against the government. it was channeled to him that the Dean. and his students. At age 40. internally. finishing at the top of his class. and After two years of inner work he began to channel ordinary people at the . That is. Joe figured that he was channeling these people “just out of frame” in a parallel universe.

and social justice wings of the Catholic church to further the agenda of the totalitarian Nazi Party. Based upon channeled information. . Joe was able to determine that Opus Dei was a Nazi front organization and the Al Queda was a Nazi terrorist organization. in order to brain wash Americans and use mind control on them to convert them to the Nazi cause. with some connections with the Cuban KGB. Finally. CIA headquarters. About this time Joe began channeling the NCA watch desk. While the naive underlings at Opus Dei were told that the mission of Opus Dei was to “restore” Papal authority in the Church. spiritual. Al Queda. he was reporting information psychically to the NCA at Langley. Joe discovered that Opus Dei and Al Queda were using psychic abilities in combination with Neuro-Linguistic Programming. at Langley. the real mission of Opus Dei was to destroy the intellectual. Virginia.most of faculty were Opus Dei. Soon.

B. as some other logical positivists would have use believe. Knowing. Fejfar Although I have discussed Lonergan’s Cogntional Structure before. as some others might have us believe.A. understanding. Another example of experience is produced when considering the experiment of placing a straight stick into a glass tank of water..Chapter 22 Lonergan’s Cognitional Structure By Anthony J. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Esq. but rather through the threefold interrelated structure of experience. Fejfar. not simply through an undifferentiated idea of wisdom or intuition.. takes place not on the level of empirical consciousness as the empiricists and some logical positivists would have us believe.D. according to Lonergan. intuitive judgment and reflection. To the experience of the observer. This would be much like an infant’s mind who is trying to understand his or her world before having the gift of language. rationalists.” found in Second Collection (1967)(Imprimautur and Nihil obstat) (the Good House Keeping Seal of Approval of the Catholic Church). On the level of experience knowing is much like Philosopher Husserl would have us believe when we institute the Epoche. Jesuit Philosopher. the . J. In fact. we must institute the Epoche. to bracket or give up all meaning categories..” It is possible if one puts one’s mind in a trance state. Bernard Lonergan presents his basic epistemological stance. using phenomenological method. In his Essay. and try to “bracket at preconceptions and let the thing (body) speak for itself. in order to have any conscious understanding of experience at all. not on the level of understanding as the idealist. it is such an important topic that I thought I would touch on it again. “Cognitional Structure.

new theology. we can hypothesize that the stick is really straight. Intuition serves us much better than Omniscience. poetry. Intuition is a natural gift of the Spirit. Although Lonergan did not discuss it. or experience. If we wish to be successful and to really be Lonerganians. This experiment shows us that Logical Positivism as a philosophy is flawed at best. even though it looks crooked. even though our sense impressions. On the level of judgment. bending light in such a way that the stick. Insight on the levels of both understanding and judgment comes from Intuition. On the level of understanding. has the appearance of being crooked. The water acts as a prism. . tells us otherwise. All real art. new philosophy. blatantly false at worst. we can critically judge that the stick is straight and not crooked. it is clear that level three consciousness involves the intuitive functions of judgment and reflection. and new inventions.stick looks crooked. as the result of an optical illusion. we must become Intuitive Mystics. Intuition can also be developed or increased through the use of meditation and the receipt of the Holy Eucharist at Mass. by way of visual sense impression. comes from Intuition.

Chapter 231 Motivation and Self-Transcendence By Anthony J. Fejfar, J.D., Esq., Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar Abraham Maslow, in his work on management and work motivation, states that the highest level of motivation is that of “Self-Actualization.” highest level of motivation is that of Self-Transcendence. In his Book, “Motivation and Personality,” Abraham Maslow describes the levels of motivation that humans have based on human needs: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Physiological Needs Safety Needs Belongingness Needs Esteem Needs Self-Actualization Needs I, on the other hand, argue that the

Thus, the most basic need for a human being is food, clothing, shelter, etc. Next, is the need to be safe from attack or natural disaster. Next, is the need to belong. Next is the need to have selfesteem, or to feel good or positive about what one has accomplished. Finally, there is the need to selfactualize. The need to self-actualize is the need to actualize meaningful projects in one’s life. But, I argue there is at least one more level of Need, and Motivation, that is, Self-Transcendence. Thus, the scale of needs is as follows:

1. Physiological Safety Needs 2. Belongingness Needs 3. Esteem Needs 4. Self-Actualization Needs 5. The Need for Self-Transcendence Jesuit Philosopher Bernard Lonergan argues in his work that humans have a need for SelfTranscendence. This means that one must move beyond the ego to the Self, and, then, Transcend with the Self. The Self is the Spiritual aspect of the person. Thus, Self-transcendence means that one transcends the ego with the Self and chooses higher Spiritual Values. I argue that this, level, SelfTranscendence, is the Highest Level of Human Motivation, and that Maslow’s work needs to be revised.

Chapter 24 Natural Law and Music By Anthony J. Fejfar, B.A., J.D., Esq., Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar Some people doubt the existence of Natural Law. Some go as far as to say that believing in Natural Law is delusional. Typically, we think of Natural Law as applying in such areas as Ethics or Morality. But in fact, Natural Law applies across a wide spectrum of human activity. One such area is Music. Now, you may not know it, but Music has a Natural Law Mathematical structure to it. The tones and octaves of Music can be represented Mathematically. In fact, during the Medieval period in Europe, Royals and the Nobility were tutored in Music by learning the Mathematics of Music first, before learning to play a musical instrument. Some composers of Music also understand the Natural Law Mathematics of Music and use this knowledge in writing new Music. Now, you may not have really understood the point here. A carved flute, a set of drums with tones, a strung guitar of wood, all can be made my human hands and played, and, the Music which comes out of each of these instruments, magically, so to speak, can be understood and represented Mathematically. Thus, it is clear, by reason of this proof, that Natural Law Music inheres naturally in the very state of Reality itself, prior to any human understanding of it. This, of course, applies by analogy in other areas of human endevour.

Catholic liberal democrats. But then something happened. Catholic Social Justice advocates.Chapter 25 Nazi Dupes A Political Allegory By Anthony J. Esq. they started recruiting them.A. What started happening is this. Portugal and East Germany. instead of going after blacks and jews like you might expect. The problem was of course that if the jews and the blacks were not to be the Nazi victims. and. So we have white Aryan. Hispanic Catholics (non Cuban) and the mentally ill.. Nazis started coming to the United States from Brazil. I guess people started forgetting about World War II and I guess they started not believing in the United States Constitution. Fejfar.D. who would be? Answer.. Nazis joining with jewish and black Nazis to form a new fascist political alliance. And I guess that these people are basically bullies and cowards. B. That time was not that long ago. Spiritually Catholic people. J. The Nazi pogrom was getting underway when the Catholic realized what was happening and put an end to it.. Fejfar There once was a time when you knew you could count on certain things. During that time period you could basically figure that blacks and jews were in the Democratic Party and were anti-Nazi. presumably German. . Maybe only 20 or 30 years ago. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.

J. In Oblivion. if I enter Oblivion with a negative attitude. If I go into Oblivion with the attitude of trying to Murder and Torture everyone there. as one acts in relation to reality. Fejfar There is a place called “Oblivion. Self-Actualization for myself and others. and SelfTranscendence or Compassion for myself and others.A. then I will be murdered and tortured. What does this mean? It means that automatically. reciprocally. Rational Self Interest for myself and others.. . and immediately.Chapter 26 Oblivion An Allegorical Tale By Anthony J. wishing the worst for all who live there. then Oblivion will produce positive things for me. if one enters Oblivion with a Positive Attitude. Esq. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. On the other hand. If I enter Oblivion with the idea of loving and helping Others. then. For example. others will love and help me. everyone is forced to be reciprocal.” It is located outside of Space-Time. reality. Oblivion is a Place where the entire World of Oblivion is structured by the Metaphysical Quiddity of Reciprocity..D. then that is what I will find for both myself and others in Oblivion. acts back upon the person in a similar way. then in Oblivion. Some go to Oblivion voluntarily. and some are banished to Oblivion. Fejfar. Oblivion acts immediately back to make my world the worst of all possible worlds for me.. B. If I enter oblivion with the idea of autonomy for myself and others.

or in the hereafter. and if you are positive. de facto. be careful. you will find Heaven. de facto. if you are ever offered Oblivion here.So. If you are negative you will find Hell. .

Chapter 27 Psychiatry and Justice By Anthony J. John Doe complains to the forensic psychiatrist that he has been “framed” by the police and prosecutor on false charges. can help to end the “frame” of a criminal defendant.D. Esq. John Doe insists that he never committed aggrevated assault. Psychiatry. John Doe is a political columnist for a local newspaper. After the transfer. but in fact this is probably the only way that John Doe will avoid spending the rest of his life in . is arrested off the ward. Fejfar While I have sometimes been critical of psychiatry in the past. John Doe spends 20 days in jail and then is transferred to a forensic psychiatric ward for evaluation of judicial competency to stand trial.” and then at the time of his discharge. and charged criminally with aggrevated assault on a police officer. John Doe spends 2 months on a psychiatric ward for having “dangerous ideas. and then later charged criminally with aggrevated assault for alledgedly hitting the cop who arrested him on the original involuntary commitment. Soon after this. John Doe is arrested. Here’s how it works. interestingly enough. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. John Doe writes a political column where he makes fun of the local govenor for being corrupt. What is the forensic psychiatrist to do in this situation? Well. I would like to point out one instance where psychiatry helps promote justice. what he does is to diagnose John Doe with schizo-affective disorder for having the “delusion” of being “framed. J.A. involuntarily committed to a psychiatric ward.. this may seem unfair. and that the cop and prosecutor made the whole thing up.” Now.. John Doe thinks that he has the protection of free speech and freedom of the press under the United States Constitution. B. Fejfar..

The psychiatrist presumes John Doe to be delusional about the frame.prison as a result of the frame. one way or the other in order for this technique to work. . the psychiatrist is a hero. and this is precisely what makes John Doe judicially incompetent to stand trial at the time of trial. The psychiatrist really doesn’t even have to believe John Doe. Whether he knows it or not.

Fejfar. Since about 1960. and Heaven as Hell. Hell has become an increasingly unpopular concept. J. and that Heaven will be filled with great food. just waiting for the perfect relationship. Fejfar Once upon a time a lot of people believed in Heaven and Hell. as good as evil. Interestingly. and of course. Others think that there will be no sex at all in Heaven and that beautiful people will not be allowed in. So. Esq. suffering torture. seemed a . Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.. Some think that Heaven is like Paradaise. entertainment. even some Satanist think that they will be going to Heaven. Then there is Hell. Some think that we will spend eternity in heaven going to church and praying. The idea that a Good God would leave a person in Hell forever. First let us talk about Heaven. etc.Chapter 28 Purgatory and the Nature of Reality By Anthony J. B. They are so deluded that they think that they will go to Heaven for being evil. I argue that Purgatory best represents the real Nature of Reality and that both Heaven and Hell are antiquated concepts. These are extremely irrational people who think that anything can mean anything.A.D. or so. Others think that this would be boring and not Heaven. they define evil as good. Even longer ago in time. in point of fact there is no agreement. most people come to the more sensible conclusion that good people go the Heaven and evil people go to Hell. What is the nature of Heaven? What is Heaven like? Well... and Hell as Heaven. Obviously. many people believed in Purgatory.. with a suitable number of beautiful women (or men) of the opposite sex.

Finally.little bit extreme. In the old view. many of us cheated. some contemporary theologians define Hell as the complete separation from God. his Catholic friend might think that he was going to Hell for missing Mass on Sunday. it only makes sense that people are punished in Hell if God is in charge in Hell. Perhaps he might reward you for being evil. there is Purgatory. If God is in charge in Hell. Somehow. Many Catholics and Protestants are ecumenical. it is generally thought that Satan tempts people to be evil on Earth. both cannot be true. In fact. and instead what exists is something like Purgatory. Where before. or to define it out of existence. On the other hand. Satan is considered to be evil. In fact. Once in Purgatory. Obviously. Purgatory is a place for education. I guess it was possible that some would spend a very long time in Purgatory. never quite “getting it. after ecumenism. instead one is being punished by him. that is. then obviously a person in Hell is not separated from him. This was especially true when there were children of mixed Protestant Catholic marriages. if they ever did. then. or something else. Purgatory is defined as a place which is conducive to Spiritual Growth. they try to find the Spirit in other religious traditions. If you were truly evil then you went to Hell. But. So.” Now. So people soon either tried to redefine Hell. Additionally. and I. then one might ask why Satan would torture you in Hell. if one was Satanically evil. and Spiritual . praying for a friend or relative who was in the “wrong” religion. this began to fade. But. there were always conceptual problems with Hell. reflection. you could not go to Hell. the problem was that Satan was in charge in Hell. The last problem with Hell is ecumenism. even in the old view. It’s hard for a kid to think that one of his parents was going to Hell for being in the wrong religion. in the old view. my Protestant friend might think I was going to Hell for not being a “Born Again” Christian. the idea was that you spent time in Purgatory before you could go to Heaven. I would like to argue that Heaven and Hell no longer exist. not Satan.

Journey of Souls. both spiritually and intellectually. at this point the notion of Reincarnation. by psychologist Michael Newton. Those who are in sync with this paradigm find Purgatory to be Heavenly.Growth. It is this World. and for no others. If we do not learn our lessons in the Spirit World. then we must learn them on Earth in later lives. then. Recall. that we return to between lives on Earth. Hell only exists for those who reject the existence of Purgatory. In his book. find it to be Hellish. I argue that Reincarnation is ordered toward personal growth. Perhaps. One might argue that Purgatory ranges from “Virtual Heaven” on the top end. . it would seem that the notion of a “Perfect” Heaven is not logical. and those who are not. Since spiritual growth can go on forever. if you spend all your time on Earth being antiintellectual and anti-spiritual. then you are going to find Purgatory to be a difficult place to be. Purgatory is a Spirit World which is based upon the paradigm of spiritual and intellectual growth.” on the bottom end. this Purgatory. Newton describes a Spirit World which is ordered toward spiritual and intellectual growth. You see. to “Virtual Hell.

no molecules. But. Fejfar.. I had a physics class in which we studied the properties of light. This was an anomaly that the professor could not explain. certainly no cells. Esq. . I am going to argue that all Sunlight is composed of Photon subatomic particles. just Photons which are subatomic particles. Under the Unified Quantum Field Theory which I have developed. here is the explanation that I am proposing. How is it that Sunlight can have both a particle and a wave function? My answer is this. J.D. the problem raised above. now. Since the Quanta subatomic particle is a chameleon particle. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. B. Fejfar When I was a undergraduate student at Creighton University. What I remember is that Sunlight acts both as a Wave and as a Particle.. I argue that each Photon subatomic particle is really a Quanta subatomic particle.A. After giving it some thought. This hypothesis seems to confirmed by the very nature of Sunlight itself. First of all.. No atoms. it makes sense that it could shift its structure and manifest as a wave rather than a particle.Chapter 29 Quantum Physics and Sunlight By Anthony J.

. that is. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. They love the beauty of a logical syllogism and the beauty of logic itself. In fact.. who love logic. A Rational person typically does not compromise and does not feel compassion.Chapter 30 Reason and Higher Love By Anthony J. is 90% logic and 10% love (of logic). then. B. the two are not the same. Instead. Love.D. It is a Love which is ordered toward higher things. that is. There are human beings. Logic. Erickson argues that Reason is composed of both an affective element. It is intellectual love. The Love of Logic is a Higher Love. that the type of Love involved is parental love. Fejfar Some philosophers have equated Reason with Rationality. or the Love of Logic. Esq.. A Reasonable person can compromise and a Reasonable person can feel compassion. Erikson is mistaken in saying.. and a rational element. This is why Reason is superior to Rationality. Fejfar. J. I would argue that the Love involved with Reason is in fact intellectual Love. Because there is an affective element to Reason it is not as coldly objective as rationality itself.A. This point is made by Developmental Psychologist. typically philosophers or lawyers. Reason. Erik Erikson. however.

You then prepare to come to Earth for you next life. No second chances. You are then placed with a Soul Group where you spend time studying. J. B. there is another story out there. forever. but instead to someplace like Purgatory. one first has a life review of one’s immediate past life. what you learned and what you didn’t learn. of course. that after death in a given life. One of the toughest things in life is deciding whether or not to believe in reincarnation. that each of us has a Eternal Soul. Hell. or put them on a psychiatric ward. typically. is. in general.D. All of this in spite of the First Amendment protection that all of us are supposed to have for religious or philosophical beliefs.A. not exactly. Esq. Many in our society are taught that reincarnation is a false doctrine and because of this do not believe in reincarnation. And. or put them in jail. The idea of reincarnation. In this Spirit World. Fejfar Life is tough. and it goes something like this. Even more so. ensouling your body between the 6 month and 9th month of your mother’s pregnancy. who your parents will be. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Now. what type of body you will have.Chapter 31 Reincarnational Estoppel: An Allegory By Anthony J. or Purgatory. some of us take it one step further and do everything we can to persecute those who do believe in reincarnation by trying to kick them out of the Church. Fejfar. what country you will live in. You die and then your Eternal Soul goes to Heaven. and. looking at what you did right or wrong. . and for your next life.. You spend part of your time selecting where you will live. which is typically thought of as a Spirit World. not to Hell. not too much fun. etc.. one’s Soul goes not to Heaven. Here is the problem. one suspects. No going back to Earth.. There is no doubt about it.

Hell. and then is forced to reincarnate under the supervision of Spirit Guides or Archangels. the Doctrine of Reincarnational Estoppel. Instead the person spends some time in Heaven.Which brings up the last point here. is estopped in Equity from reincarnating. one who persecutes others for believing in reincarnation. is now gone forever. In this sense the old person that was. Under the Doctrine of Reincarnational Estoppel. or Purgatory and then gets a “mind wash” forgetting all past life experience and identity. and even more so. that is. one who denies reincarnation. .

but it is more than that. states that the highest level of motivation is that of “Self-Actualization. Hatred and other base or negative emotions have no place in self-actualization.” The person must actualize a project. actualize means to make something happen. To actualize means to use love.. Esq. intelligence and reason. Not someone else.” Maslow spends a great deal of time describing what self-actualizing people do when working.Chapter 32 1 Self-Actualization By Anthony J. The projects which the self-actualizing person attempts to implement. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. creativity. the first thing we can say about Self-Actualization is that it is existential in nature. J. in his work on management and work motivation. Fejfar.. positive intentionality. attentiveness. The second aspect of Self-Actualization is the notion of “actualization. to help bring the project into existence. Self-Actualization only takes place in the context of a project which the .D. you! Your meaning. So. are projects which that person finds meaningful. Fejfar Abraham Maslow. Finally. In the first instance. but does not spend a great deal of time discussing exactly what Self-Actualization is. Self-Actualization can be defined at a person’s attempt to actualize projects which that person finds meaningful.

The intelligent parent and manager should keep the above in mind when attempting to motivate a child or employee to work. Without a project or projects Self-Actualization is impotent and only partial in nature.person is trying to implement. . then describes Self-Actualization. Self-Actualizing people work on something. The above. Self-Actualization is practical.

for Seth. which creatively produces forms or ideas which structure reality. Logos involves Creative Form. it is apparent that Consciousness. Esq. and God the Holy Spirit (Substance). God the Son (Logos). on the other hand. is the integration of Being. and that the ideas which Creatively Flow from Consciousness are the basis for structuring and creating our Reality. that Substance itself is the same as Consciousness is Seth’s system. Fejfar.. that Consciousness. and Substance. Critical Thomist realism and Sethian idealism are reconciled. I imagine that if we had to pick one of the three. B. Love and Truth. I suppose. can these two views of the fundamental nature of reality be reconciled? In point of fact. Substance is a metaphysical quiddity which involves Absolute Relationality. Finally.D.Chapter 33 Seth. in many ways parallels the trinity that I have described above. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Consciousness. have argued that reality flows from the tripartite function of God the Father (Being). Fejfar In the Seth books by Jane Roberts. I. Thus..A.. Thus. Seth argues that the ultimate nature of Reality is Consciousness. somehow. J. Being holds all forms in place as Form of Form. it is apparent that the metaphysical trinity that I have described performs the same function as Consciousness. . for Seth. and Critical Thomism By Anthony J. Logos. How then. for Seth.

Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. the Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom is “mobile mobility. As it says in the Book of Wisdom in the Catholic Bible. If it can be said that relationality is a feminine virtue. Esq. What is the Absolute? The Absolute is Absolute Relationality. I argue that when it comes to God.. The Holy Spirit. Fejfar Philosopher Henri Bergson argues that the ultimate nature of reality is mobility. Absolute Relationality. the Holy Spirit. the Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom is the Holy Spirit as Feminine. Bergson argued that the highest reality principle was the Absolute. As I have argued before.. Only Intuition or Mysticism can really understand this. and I think it can.” What then can we say about the Holy Spirit in more philosophical terms? Well.A. and Love. ..D. Because the ultimate nature of reality is probabilistic and relative. B. then.Chapter 34 Substance and the Holy Spirit By Anthony J. the mobility of God is found primarily in the Substance of the Holy Spirit. then. Fejfar. as Substance is Absolute Relationality. but this is it. Substance. it makes sense then that the antidote to relativism is Absolute Relationality where all aspects of reality are related to simultaneously so that an Absolute which transcends relativism manifests. J. then it seems to me that the Holy Spirit is in many respects a feminine Spirit. is Truth.

Esq. The tenant should be seen as receiving an equitable estate or equitable use from the landlord so that equity courts can intervene on behalf of tenants against the more powerful landlords. . Fejfar The origins of the modern lease are obscure. Historians have argued that the lease was originally a vehicle used by usurious money lenders in medieval England to avoid the ecclesiastical and equitable prohibition against usury. and lease the land from the landlord noble for less than fair market value as a way of collecting interest. equity did not. One would expect that equity would intervene to help the poor tenant. J. The rent was in essence the loaned money. It is time that the medieval rule governing leases should change. B.D. that is. the tenant’s estate was considered to be a non- freehold interest which was governed by common law property law in the law courts. but because of the usurious origins of the lease.. Soon. however. Instead of a loan with interest.Chapter 35 The Lease as an Equitable Use By Anthony J. Instead. It is said that because the earliest tenants were really usurious lenders. Fejfar. the lender would become the tenant of a noble with land.. that the equity courts would not intervene to protect tenants rights.. the lease was transformed from the lender tenant situation to what we normally expect.A. a lease from a financially successful landlord to a tenant with little money. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. and the discount to the tenant lender was the equivalent of interest. lending money at interest. that is.

fully human. J.. Cradle Catholic kids.D. I have read books by various authors who all agree that spirit guides or angels work with us in our sleep to help us. Baptism places all the Holy Archetypes of all the Saints. I argue that this process takes place for Cradle Catholic kids in a very intense way. Fejfar In eastern and pagan religions there is the god known as the Eternal Child. and fully kid. they also have the supernatural benefit of Baptism. Fully God. Not only do they experience Christmas and the Nativity during the magical play stages of childhood. the Eternal Child is the Christ Child. especially cradle Catholics. For Catholics. Cradle Catholic kids get both barrels of the Holy Spirit at an early age. by the way. Baptism is Magic. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar. Esq. the Angels and Archangels in the Soul and consciousness of the newly Baptized baby.. I would not be surprised if the Gospels themselves were not magically etched upon the souls of the newly . are kids who are baptized Catholic in infancy and raised Catholic.Chapter 36 1 The Christ Child By Anthony J.

in his or her sleep has an OBE. . Moreover. to really get it.baptized. (out of body experience). you will have to try another life born as a Cradle Catholic. I can only say that with Catholic Reincarnation. shifting his or her soul or astral body into Heaven where he or she plays with the Christ Child as is taught many secrets of Catholic Wisdom. every Cradle Catholic kid has the Christ Child as his or her primary teacher. The Cradle Catholic kid of age two. For those converts who are not Cradle Catholics.

Contingent Fees are thought to be immoral.Chapter 37 The Contingent Loan for Attorney’s Fees and Expenses By Anthony J. B. The idea is that it all evens out. the ethics rules prohibit a lawyer from loaning money to a client on the theory that this creates a conflict of interest. They only take “winning” cases and when they win they get paid handsomely. The typical contingent fee agreement provides that the attorney will receive a percentage of any recovery that the client receives from the opposing party in litigation. Traditionally. Given. Contingent Fees to Attorney’s in Plaintiff’s civil cases are fairly common. The problem is. however. is there anything that we could come up with which would take the best of the contingent fee and the . and very successful too. while in the United States. Another way of financing a case in litigation is for the client to barrow money. Some argue too much. that some contingent fee lawyers are very good at what they do. In order to make up for the loss in a losing case. In lawsuits where a large amount of damages are alleged. Esq.. J. and. Contingent Fee lawyers argue that this system is just because they don’t always win every case. it is possible that a lawyer will recover hundreds of thousands of dollars in a given case. 33% of any recovery which takes place during or as a result of trial. and 40% of any recovery which takes place on appeal or as a result of an appeal. Fejfar. this situation.A. Fejfar In Europe. the lawyer receives 25% of any recovery which takes place before trial. the lawyer gets what appears to be a large windfall in a winning case. Traditional financing is difficult to come by for the ordinary client.. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. if the case is won.. and the money recovered on behalf of the client.D.

Because of the risk involved.000 business loss on its income tax return. So. Expenses are also reimbursed from the Client’s Lawyer Trust Fund Account. or another person. Attorney’s Firm loans Client $15.litigation loan and form a new vehicle for financing litigation? I argue that the Contingent Loan for Attorney’s Fees and Expenses will help solve the problem. where repayment of the loan is contingent upon the client recovering money in a lawsuit. A Contingent Loan for Attorney’s Fees and Expenses is a loan made by an investor. . in a typical case. a bank or a law firm. against which the lawyer will bill his fee of $150 per hour. This money then goes into the Lawyer Trust Fund account for the Client’s benefit. The only way the Client is ever personally liable for the amount loaned is if the Client fires the Lawyer prior to the conclusion of the case. I also argue that this way of financing civil litigation would be economically efficient. There really is no more conflict of interest for a lawyer than there would be with an ordinary contingent fee. This is like a contingent fee because the obligation to repay is contingent upon the client’s recovery of money in a lawsuit.000 as a Contingent Loan for Attorney’s Fees and Expenses. the lender bank or Law Firm will be entitled to a $15. Successful civil lawsuits end illegal freeloading by persons who break the law. in a case where no money is recovered for the Client in the lawsuit. I argue that this new litigation financing vehicle is ethical and legal. Additionally. the bank or Law Firm get a premium interest rate of 25% on the principal amount per annum. But the amount of the contingent loan is based upon the actual attorney’s fees charged and expenses incurred.

D. the time taken to find the error might be very expensive. if the accountant is billing hourly. at the end of every month you have to do a reconciling balance to ensure that you and the bank think that you have the same amount of money in your account. If I were to follow the rules that I learned in my accounting classes. Once again. if you look at your check register. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. In fact.Chapter 38 The Correcting Entry: Toward a New Generally Recognized Accounting Principle By Anthony J. you have a checking account. This is economically inefficient. things are supposed to balance. there is a column for both credits and debits. and. Now. if the company had $3 billion budget and the . Fejfar. Of course it costs money to have an audit performed. Esq.. The interesting thing about a checking account is that it is remarkably like an accounting system. down to about $500. in an account which had anywhere from a couple of thousand dollars in it. performing an audit.. B. it may be that the idea of a little knowledge is inspiring rather than dangerous as some might think. J. the issue which confronts me with my checkbook can also confront a Certified Public Accountant. and. maybe only two or three dollars. I would have to spend hours trying to find out why my balance was off by two or three dollars. I found that I was spending over $100 to correct an error which was only two or three dollars. If you are like me. Interestingly. in trying to balance my checkbook over the years I have found that I am typically off by a small amount of money.A.. Fejfar Although I must admit that I have only had 6 hours of accounting. Since I think that my time as a lawyer is worth at least $50 per hour. At the end of the audit.

you simply make a credit or debit entry in to the “adjusting entry account” in order to get the “correct” balance.balance was off only by $100. So what do we do? I argue that where the amount involved in a balance discrepancy is de minimus relative to the overall budget or account involved. and have saved ourselves some time and money to boot. The idea. but perhaps unattractive to some accountants who desire perfection. . is that when you are only off by a small amount. This could be made into a Generally Acceptable Accounting Principle (GAAP) and then we could all go home at night feeling good that we had balanced the budget. it does not make much sense to spend thousands of dollars in accountant time trying to correct the problem. that it is perfectly acceptable to set up an “adjusting entry account.” to reconcile the balance. attractivc to me as a lawyer.

D. never works. . and Hatred. and the Star Wars Universe. Luke’s father. Esq. Fejfar. not Black. Annakin is overcome by the Dark Side and becomes the evil Darth Vader. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. he allowed himself to develop and use Black Magic instead of Gray Magic. Second. first. one should have the attitude of love. allowed his base emotions to control his mind rather than relying on the higher emotions. fails in his attempt to integrate the Dark Side of the Force during his lifetime. J. Real detachment comes from love not from repression. Luke Skywalker is encouraged to integrate the Dark Side of the Force.Chapter 39 1 The Dark Side of the Force By Anthony J.. It destroys the person who hates as much as anyone else. The secret of this is of course to stay with Gray Magic and not to stray into the realm of Black Magic. Fejfar In Star Wars. If the Force exists. hatred. jeolousy. without being engulfed. Annakin’s failure is twofold. as such. Loving everything and everyone as much as possible. Annakin Skywalker. Instead. Annakin. The base emotions are fear. the Force takes the place of Being as the primary metaphysical concept. it is Gray Being..

Bohemia was Byzantine Catholic up until the time of King Henry the Eight of England. nor Roman Catholic..D. When Henry married Anne. who had for a time as his Queen. it is still well known that the Byzantine Catholic Church exists. instead it was right on the edge.A.. Catholics in Bohemia started calling themselves Episcopalian Catholic. however. I argue that when Anne came to England to marry Henry she brought with her tens of thousands of Bohemians from her Kingdom. most people are familiar with the Episcopalian Protestant Church. not wanting to be either Roman Catholic or Anglican (The Church of England). Esq. You see. J. I think that this first happened in the Kingdom of Bohemia. When Henry broke from Rome and started the Anglican Church.. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. also known as Anne Boleyn. that it takes on the name of the Episcopalian Catholic Church. Fejfar After much reflection. I argue that the House of Stuart had ties to the Bohemian aristocracy and was not Anglican. Anne of Bohemia. B. You see. I argue that when the Byzantine Catholic Church comes West. but rather Episcopalian Catholic. Now. Fejfar. so the idea of an Episcopalian Catholic Church may seem a little bit odd.Chapter 40 The Episcopalian Catholic Church By Anthony J. These Bohemians were left stranded in the British Isles after Henry divorced Anne Boleyn and started the Church of England. Bohemia became part of Great Britain. what is now part of the Czech Republic. I don’t think that Bohemia was ever really part of the Roman Empire. . I have come to the conclusion that I am an Episcopalian Catholic. take the position that the Episcopalian Catholic Church has been around for quite some time. are really Byzantine Catholic. in the East. we just didn’t realize it. Many people that we consider to be Eastern Orthodox Christians. I.

More immigrants came from Bohemia and Great Britain over time to America who were Episcopalian Catholic. they found Anglican Churches and Roman Catholic Churches. These Episcopalians. but few Episcopalian Catholic Churches. They were not Anglican. prior to the revolutionary war. I argue that many of us are Episcopalian Catholic. they were not Roman Catholic. and because they did not have sufficient numbers or political power they had to try to fit into the established categories. that is the Church of England which supported the monarchy of King George.When Episcopalian Catholics came to the American Colonies. considered themselves Protestant with their roots in the Anglican Church not the Byzantine Catholic Church. even though we may be formally affiliated with the Anglican Church. and joined the Episcopalian Church. Thus. however. and they were not Episcopalian Protestant. or the Roman Catholic Church. the Colonists left the Anglican Church. and now were faced with an even more interesting dilemma. even today. . When the revolutionary war came. It is time for the Episcopalian Catholic Church to develop its own identity. the Episcopalian Protestant Church.

” the ABA Journal. Either he cuts off Beagle’s hand. Fejfar. Rawlins is apparently faced with an either/or situation. if Rawlins could find the “third way” and “think outside the box. In . Rawlins then comes up with the idea of using a combat trenching shovel which he found nearby to cut off Beagle’s hand at the wrist in order to save Beagle’s life. however. Life seems to give many either/or situations to us. a world war one fighter pilot is shot down and crash lands in the no-man zone between the French and German lines. where either choice involved is not particularly attractive.. lands in the no-man zone in an attempt to rescue Beagle..” or sometime called.Chapter 41 The Ethical Dilemma of Flyboys By Anthony J. B.D. there was no reason that Rawlins could not have hacked away a piece of the aircraft wing which was trapping Beagle’s hand in place.A. When Rawlins trys to help Beagle get Beagle’s hand loose from under the crashed aircraft. Flyboys. I watched the movie several times before it occurred to me that if the shovel was that sharp. Fejfar In the Movie. Rawlins.” then maybe a better solution to the problem might present itself. or he leaves him there to die from enemy shell fire. and seemingly did not even think about it. there is a scene where Beagle. which is called “the third way. So. In the movie. Steve Keeva wrote about this in relation to legal practice. Beagle’s right hand is caught between the ground and the wing of his crashed fighter plane. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.. another fighter pilot in Beagle’s squandron. There is another approach to this type of situation. “thinking outside the box. Rawlins did not even try this innovative solution. he has no success. In the stress of the situation. Esq. J.

If Rawlins had been able to do this. If we are trying to create a better world. then Beagle would have been able to escape with both hands intact. etc. to develop the ability to be creative or intuitive under stress. .. lawyers. a better solution to the problem. The same is true of intution.Creativity is a gift and it is a gift which often disappears in high stress situations. doctors. I argue that we need to train managers. Obviously.

D. the the Fallacy of Shifting Ground. here comes the shift in ground. that is Theosphany.. “Theosphany. as he gets fired from his job for Theosphany. Theosphany doesn’t really even have a definition. Joe Farmer. The whole idea is not very complicated. and continue the argument. without really letting anyone know. Stan Smith tells everyone that Theosphany is one of the most terrible crimes there is. At a faculty meeting. and additionally. (Phil.” Stan Smith replies. but I’ll make one up. Let me give an example. or fallaciously.” Stan Smith says. “you believe in Liberation Theology.A. Esq. J. B. Fejfar. I am on a law faculty and one of the faculty members believes in liberation theology.. and often unnoticed forms of arguing falsely.” Now. shift the key word definition to Definition B. Here is the situation. it works like this: I start out an argument having the key word defined implicitly or explicitly as Definition A. “But you’re a republican you are against abortion on the basis of the Bible. Joe Farmer tries to defend himself. Fejfar One of the more interesting.” “Oh.Chapter 42 The Fallacy of Shifting Ground By Anthony J. that Theosphany is a serious sin. and gets put on a psychiatric ward.” Now. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Stan Smith attacks the professor. He asks.” “No. that’s Theosphany too. Joe Farmer replies. “Why do you think that I have committed Theosphany?” “Well. “Theospany does not include the Bible. I’ll make up an interesting word.” says Joe Farmer.). . as far as I know. and accuse him of Theosphany. during the middle of the argument I then. its not. Let us assume for the sake of argument that the word Theosphany means political theology.

of Theosphany. So. watch out for the Fallacy of Shifting Ground. or even have argued equitable estoppel against him. . and accused Stan Smith of hippocracy. Joe Farmer could have accused Stan Smith. Joe Farmer might have been able to argue that there really is no rational basis to exclude Biblical Theology from the overall idea of Theosphany. he would have asked what the logical distinction was between Theosphany as originally defined and Theosphany as later defined.” Now.Now.” Without telling anyone. the definition was changed from that to “Political Theology not involving the Bible. we the audience know that the original definition of Theosphany was “political theology. if Joe Farmer knew what was going on. Once this was done.

that the Final Solution to America’s problems was to exterminate the poor.. The KGB had a plan in place for the year 2. and took his place. murdered a person who looked like him. Fejfar It was 1993 and the Wall in East Germany was down. Soon.000 in the United States. In East Germany. Schmidt recruited other Bosnian and East German KGB agents and put them on the law faculty. B. and then to Nazi Brazil. most of the Communist Party was composed of former Nazi’s and their children. His Father had been in the Nazi SS in Nazi Germany and had been rehabilitated into a Communist after the war. As soon as he got to the United States. Esq. Mein Kamph to the law students without them even knowing what so going on. He got fake Brazillian papers and came to the United States with a student visa. Karl Schmidt.D. J. had been with the KGB since childhood. They told the students that society and law and the legal profession are evil and if the students expected to succeed they had to join a Satanic Cult. mostly Republicans. they were teaching Adolph Hitler’s book. The called themselves Communists to appease the Russians.A. or. the mentally ill.Chapter 43 The Final Solution A Political Allegory By Anthony J. They taught the gullible students. and Spiritual Catholics. Karl Schmidt had first made his way to Nazi Portugal. Fejfar. but really they were still Nazis... to at least put them in Internment Camps (Death . He went to law school at Harvard and soon became a law school Dean. he changed names. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.

This would be a problem. . almost like Jedi Knights. The only problem was that the Spiritual Catholics were fighting back. They seemed to have supernatural abilities.Camps) or in mental hospitals.

regardless of their utility to society. the culturally sophisticated person prefers to pay the freight so that the poor can have a decent life Now. As I have argued previously. you are entitled to live a life where your basic human needs are met. Fejfar I am a Liberal. One of the arguments in favor of the Great Society and the Social Welfare Net is that a culturally sophisticated person finds it distasteful to live in a world where people are starving to death. or are homeless. education. shelter.. Esq. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. so it will be done unto us. I follow Kant’s idea that persons are to be each given a very high value intrinsically.D. B. and I am in favor of the Social Welfare Net. You see. Fejfar. medical treatment. and entertainment (G rated I suppose).” most of us are pretty thick skinned. each of us is entitled to have basic food. Reincarnation.. another reason to favor the Social Welfare Net and the Great Society is the existence of Reincarnation and Karma. most of the positions that we take are based upon enlightened rational self interest.Chapter 44 The Great Society. I suppose part of it has to do with compassion. As we do unto others. In fact. in the Great Society. So. if I choose to live. Instead of using the base emotion of selfishness to guide our decisions.A. transportation. from an aesthetic point of view poverty is disgusting. and the Social Welfare Net By Anthony J. we choose rational self interest. which is a function of reason more than anything else. it is pretty hard to find a “bleeding heart liberal.. . J. Compassion aside. Thus. Rather than murder or force poor people into suicide. The idea of the Social Welfare Net is that regardless of what income you might have. clothing. but I’m not sure. or ignorant. the reincarnational system teaches us that as we sow so we shall reap.

I am not sure about that. statistically. There really are not that many millionaires in America relative to the population as a whole. From a Karmactic point of view. as a matter of rational self interest. No child should go to school hungry and no child should go home hungry from school. in the Great Society. If the job cannot pay a living wage then maybe the person is better off on welfare from an individual as well as a societal point of view. For example. transportation. in a society with no Social Welfare Net. entertainment. Additionally. shelter. etc. The Great Society is filled with Great Companies who have Great Employees working for them. The Social Welfare Net and the Great Society is the rational choice. in the great society all schools. I argue that such a world is possible and is economically efficient. In response. Education at every level should be free or at minimal cost so that all can participate. The countries that invest the most in its people do very well economically. as a believer in the Great Society. this seems doubtful. While you might try to gamble that you will be rich financially in most of your lives. should provide a good nutritious breakfast and lunch for every student. and the Social Welfare Net. The companies who invest the most in their employees make the most money. I. education. The argument is that people on welfare should not make more than a working poor person. clothing. there are many governmental programs open to the working poor and the middle class. my Karma for the next life will be to be a poor person in a world with no Social Welfare Net.without protest. am purchasing “Karma Insurance” so that in any life that I might live in the future. Chapter 45 . The odds are you will end up poor. I will be guaranteed the basics of food. public or private. one should always try to moderate extremes in one’s culture or face the likelihood that you will be dealing with one of the extremes in a future life. One final objection to the Social Welfare Net is that it is impractical to put in place because of the working poor and lower middle class.

For every thing there is a form. that is. as is the substantial reality of Substantial Form. Esq. Fejfar. the World of the Forms. there is a form.D... Form is what structures reality more than any other metaphysical quiddity. The Triangle. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. the Square. J. I have argued that there are metaphysical quiddities associated with each person of the Holy Trinity: God the Father God the Son God the Holy Spirit Being Logos Form of Form Unrestricted Act of Understanding Creative Form Substantial Form Reason Substance Absolute Relational Loving Truth I have also alluded to the “Fourth” person of the Trinity.. all one has to do is look at geometry. Of course there are Fractal Forms. Fejfar Previously. Form. and the Rectangle each are very basic forms. The metaphysical quiddity associated with the Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom is Form: Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom Form Form is one of the most important metaphysical quiddities. . the World of the Immutable Platonic Forms is filled with forms. then integrates with other metaphysical quiddities at various levels of reality: Accidental Form Material Form Quantum Form Substantial Form Finally. If one doubts that Form exists.The Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom and Form By Anthony J.A. the Holy Spirit of Divine Wisdom. B. For every word. as well.

Chapter 46 The Lurking God .

Every once and awhile.A Poem By Anthony J. Fejfar. God respects my Freewill. A Loving Spirit. Esq. God is a cloud. Wonderful feeling.. It doesn’t last long. I wondered if.. A wonderful God. He doesn’t smother. Colors galore. A beautiful feeling. A whisp in the air. J. I saw God in a rainbow. He could see me. Grace that saves. A bit of a trial. I talk to God.A.. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar The Lurking God I saw God around a corner.D. Beautiful waves. I saw God on a seashore. Never a snore. B. Then behind a Tree. Loving the Other. Chapter 47 The Moderation Corporation and Income Tax . A huggable Bear.

and that corporate wages and salaries also should be exempt from income tax. The Moderation Corporation. and that of a not-for-profit. would find itself in position half way between that of a for profit corporations. Thus. whether I am selling legal services or a golf cart. J. and would promote social responsibility of business. I argue that the Moderation Corporation would serve a useful function in a market economy. as such. My argument is that a Moderation Corporation should have as an essential attribute.By Anthony J. Chapter 48 The Origin of the Nolo Contendere Plea in Criminal Law . Fejfar Previously. I have argued for the existence and use of a Moderation Corporation. I have also argued that a Moderation Corporation should be given special tax treatment.A. I argue that that corporation should be exempt from federal and state income tax. B. which is not only exempt from income tax.. Dividends of a Moderation Corporation would be taxable..D. a sliding fee scale for the sale of corporate goods and services. Fejfar. but also can receive tax deductible charitable contributions.. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. thus. The purpose of a Moderation Corporation is to produce a moderate profit using moderate means. Where such a Moderation Corporation is using a sliding fee scale. the idea is that the price that the buyer pays should be proportionately reduced based on the buyer having a lower income than the norm. which pays income tax. Esq. The sliding fee scale is based upon the buyer’s annual income.

. The Nolo plea is not an admission of guilt. in a Criminal Case. Once charged by Pilate for treason for being the King of the Jews and the Messiah. Sometimes. In so doing. it is best for a Criminal Defendant to plead Nolo Contendere. knowing that a Nolo conviction cannot be used against him in a later disbarment proceeding. Jesus was being tried before Pilate with the crime of being the King of the Jews. J. Esq. I argue that the Nolo Contendere plea is based upon English Ecclesial Law which is modeled after the encounter of Jesus with Pilate during Holy Week. Now.D. Fejfar The Nolo Contendere plea in Criminal Law is an interesting legal doctrine.A. however. because of the politics of the situation. “It is you who say that I am “[the King of the Jews and the Messiah]. one might wonder what the origin of the Nolo plea is in western law. Now.By Anthony J. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. and I have an answer. just what is the Nolo Contendere plea? Well. B. Fejfar.. a capable lawyer himself was placed in a difficult situation. For example... So. obviously could not admit that it was a crime for him to be the King of the Jews and the Messiah. Jesus said to Pilate. what the Nolo plea does is state for the record that the Defendant is not opposing a conviction by the state of the Defendant for a particular crime. but on the other hand. Jesus could not really deny that he was the King of the Jews and the Messiah. Jesus. Ordinarily. instead it is simply a refusal to contest the conviction that is entered without an innocent plea. one either pleads guilty or innocent. or the Messiah. an attorney defendant might take a Nolo plea to a crime but not confess guilt. The Nolo plea is often used where a Criminal Defendant is willing to take a Nolo to a lesser charge in exchange for a more serious charge being dropped. It is also used in some circumstances to avoid collateral use of a guilty plea conviction.

Jesus did not deny the charge. Chapter 49 The Origins of the Crime of Penury . the Nolo plea of Jesus carried over into later ecclesial law and then the English Common Law.Jesus entered the first Nolo Contendere plea that we know of. but on the other hand did not admit guilt. Obviously.

Esq.A.. In fact. . Penury was also charged against Roman Catholic lay leaders who were spiritual leaders or political leaders. where Penury is defined as “Poverty.. If they are not illegally prosecuted and put in jail. Protestant Mysticism. Fejfar Penury is a crime that you will not find in the statute books.An Allegorical Account By Anthony J. The Protestants and their King were doing everything they could to destroy Roman Catholocism in England. B. Any person who had taken a religious vow of poverty in Roman Catholic religious life was charged criminally in ecclesial court with Penury. the Roman Catholic “threat” had been stilled and another threat became apparent to the Protestant Anglican aristocracy. The one place where you can find Penury listed is in Black’s Law Dictionary. the word “Penury” is not even found in most standard dictionaries. where the penalty was either death or life in prison. Anglican Church of England. This practice of persecuting both mystical or spiritual Catholic and Protestant “Saints” spread to the United States and is still in use today. they are illegally and involuntarily put on psychiatric wards to try to force them to become atheists. Protestant Mystics and spiritualists who became religious or political leaders were also charged with Penury. in England. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.D. Fejfar. the King who broke from Rome and founded the Protestant.. So Penury first became a crime in the Anglican Ecclesial Courts in England during the reign of King on. that is. J. By 1850.” Henry VIII.

Chapter 50 . and 18 U.S. Any other interpretation means that we are living now under a fascist dictatorship with no religious freedom.The charge of Penury in the United States is clearly unconstitutional as a violation of the First Amendment. peyote case.S. section 242. Although the United States Supreme Court has tried to do away with religious freedom in this country in the Smith. section 1983. Natural Law. and the real Constitution tell us that a criminal charge of Penury is unconstitutional and a violation of 42 U.C.C.

Fejfar Typically. It is even worse today.The Republican Manifesto By Anthony J. The Republicans seem to want the State to fall away so that we can be left with a Communist Utopia. the thought was that in the Soviet Union the government ran everything. but from the Republican Party. From Ronald Reagan to George Bush the Republicans have done everything that they can at both the state and federal level to dismantle government.A. Law school tuition is so high that it is de facto impossible for most . the government would fall away as an unnecessary evil. and so. when the Democrats wanted more funding for social programs. I would like to propose another idea about Communism in this essay. Even rich people wonder if they can afford to send their kids to college anymore... Esq. So. But. that if there was ever to be a Communist revolution in the United States. it is thought. This is precisely the Communist attitude which Marx wrote about. that it would come from the Democratic Party. in the Communist Manifesto said that at the end of the materialist dialectical process. Never mind that the government was trying to regulate the economy so that it would stay both fair and private. euthanasia.. I suspect that the Communist Utopia we will end up with will involve poverty. J. Never mind that the social programs put money into the pockets of private individuals. abortion. Rather that seeing the government as a good. not the government. Apparently. and ignorance. Like the Soviet Union. Ronald Reagan did the best he could to destroy the middle class in this country by preventing its children from going to college. unemployment. Fejfar. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. at least in some quarters. B.D. perhaps the real Communist revolution in this country will come not from the Democratic Party. Karl Marx. such “Big Government” Democrats were really Communists trying to bring about a controlling central government. they see it as evil.

Perhaps. Ronald Reagan. instead of being anticommunist was really a communist himself. Then the government has the nerve to insist that relatives cannot give gifts to help make up the difference so that a relative doesn’t starve to death. while food stamps pays only $60 per month. for example welfare pays only $600 per graduates to start a solo practice. Sixty dollars is about enough to buy food for one person for a week. almost guaranteeing that they will not be able to represent middle class or low income clients.000. In Pennsylvania. So perhaps the Republican Manifesto has come to pass afterall. not a month. Food for thought. Chapter 51 . The idea that welfare exists is a joke. Often these lawyers have a student loan debt of over $120.

David was charged criminally with motor vehicle homicide.. Esq. When David’s attorney (Solicitor) visited David in prison. transferring David to a psychiatric ward. David insisted that he had done nothing wrong and was not mentally ill. instead he was just following . J. Fejfar. and entered the order. as well as the UPS driver’s manual. England. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. After conferring. David told his solicitor that he (David) was following the same law that he always had in the United States.. and asked for long term psychiatric care for David. David’s barrister pled that David was not guilty because he (David) was judicially incompetent to stand trial at the time of the offence for schizophrenia. Fejfar David Greene was a driver for United Postal Service in Indianapolis. The judge agreed. In his last accident. David did his job competently and well for over 20 years.D. It was David’s second week on the job in London. UPS offered him a job at twice the pay on a new delivery route in London.The Schizophrenic Driver An Allegorical Tale By Anthony J. when the law in England was that he should be driving on the left hand side. and already he had been involved in 6 separate car accidents with his UPS truck.. he discovered that David’s problem was that David thought that he (David) should be driving on the right hand side of the road. Indiana. Once on the ward David was once again diagnosed with schizoprehenia by his psychiatrist.A. When David reached age 40. B. The next day David’s solicitor met with the barrister assigned to defend David in court. not once being involved in a car accident with his UPS truck.

David responded that it all seemed sort Chapter 52 . The psychiatrist told David that this was precisely why David was schizophrenic. David then asked the psychiatrist if he David would be considered schizophrenic in the United States. The psychiatrist agreed. of political to him and not medical. according to the psychiatrist was delusional in thinking that the American rule of driving on the right was the rule to be followed in England. The psychiatrist replied no. only in England.the law as he learned it in the United States and the UPS drivers manual. David.

The primary purpose of the Sons of Liberty is to ensure that a liberal.. Liberty based society is present throughout the world. Utility (Maximization of Value based on the Liberal Scale of Values stated above). B. The Liberal Scale of Values represents a morality based upon Liberty and the 4 Liberty based values of: 1. Individual Autonomy 2. all Sons of Liberty should be dedicated to two purposes: The Liberal Scale of Values and the Ethical Matrix. Individual Self Actualization (actualizing one’s meaningful projects) 4. Fejfar I propose that those of us who are sympathetic to much of what I have been writing.A.. Individual Self Transcendence (compassion for oneself and others) The Ethical Matrix requires that one who is a Son of Liberty make his or her ethical decisions on the Natural Law Ethical Principles of: Reciprocity (treat another as you would wish to be treated in similar circumstances. In achieving this goal of Liberty. Individual Rational Self Interest 3. Esq.. Fejfar. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Proportionality (law and equality are based on the idea of proportionality with proportionality symbolized by an equilateral triangle divided down the center forming two smaller right triangles which mirror each other). equity favors the one . and Equity (equity favors the one in need.The Sons of Liberty: An International Wisdom Society By Anthony J. J.D. should band together and form an International Wisdom Society: The Sons of Liberty.

judicial. Neothomism. The Sons of Liberty support Social Responsibility of Business where business decisions are made using the Ethical Matrix. The Sons of Liberty support the judicial review of all legislative and executive branch actions using the Constitution.with the greatest need. the Sons of Liberty should support the use and teaching of Metaphysics. The Sons of Liberty support a Constitutional Democracy with a legislative. is the basis for Natural Rights and Liberty. based on Classical Philosophy. from each according to one’s ability). . as a basis for Liberty should be taught in grade school through graduate school. Natural Law. and executive branches of government. Finally. equity says that for each Son of Liberty. requiring all law to be reasonable. to each according to one’s need.

Fejfar © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. judgment-reflection. Individual Metaphysical Liberation 3. Individual Ethical Liberation 4. Liberative Law 8. Liberative Social Norming 7. This can be done through the process of Liberation. Liberative Social Political Action 6.Chapter 53 The Sons of Liberty: An International Wisdom Society (2)1 By Anthony J. What is Liberation? We can see a eight fold movement of Liberation: 1. understanding. . Liberative Law Enforcement Individual Cognitive Liberation involves the “self appropriation” of one’s mind in a quadrilectical movement of experience. Individual Cognitive Liberation 2. Fejfar The Goal of a Son of Liberty is to achieve Liberty for himself and others. Social Liberation Critique of Unjust Social Structures 5.

that causes Liberation to Flourish. Each of us must judge and reflect that we know reality through experience. and love. In order to Liberate. understanding. and Substance.and love. Love moves the will to Act when we are afraid to act. Love is Liberation. It is the appropriation of Being. and love. Substance is Formless Form. Finally. and love. Each of us must understand: experience. In order to Liberate. Jesus Christ. each of us must love. and Substance. Being is the basis for much of our Intuition of Reality. to really act to Liberate we must love. through judgment and reflection. In order to Liberate. Finally. Creative Word. judment-reflection. Metaphysical Liberation involves structuring one’s consciousness with Being. or Reason itself. In the final analysis love Liberates. Being is Form of Form. and love. Being is the basis for the Incomprehensible God the Father. with a small amount of Form and love. Each of us must experience: experience. Logos is Creative Form. understanding. more than anything else. understanding. we must first experience what is going on. judgment-reflection. or Creative Reason. we must each then understand what is going on. Finally. experience. an Unrestricted Pure Act of Understanding. Logos. judgment-reflection. which paradoxically is a combination of Truth. Logos. we must then each know what is going on. judgment-reflection. understanding. The Second Movement of Liberation is Metaphysical Liberation. Logos is the basis for The Word which is the Son of God. Being Liberates! Logos Liberates! Substance Liberates! .

love. experience. Proportionality means equality before the law. and Ethics. understanding. combine to critique unjust social structures. Proportionality 4. better or worse. Utility 3. Ethics teaches us what is right or wrong. Reciprocity 2. Equity means that Equity makes an equitable Reciprocity exception from a general rule based upon need. both individually. to do. Here. Value implies Proportionality is seen best in a one to one individual values. and a scale of values. ratio. Rules Metaphysical Intuition.Individual Ethical Liberation is the Third Movement of Liberation. and socially. There are four basic Natural Law Ethical Principles: 1. Equity Reciprocity requires that the individual treat another as that person would like to be treated in similar circumstances. Utility means Maximization of Value. Finally. Liberates! Utility Liberates! Proportionality Liberates! Equity Liberates! The Fourth Movement of Liberation is the Social Liberation Critique of Unjust Social Structures. . Need is based upon love. judgment-reflection. Damages paid should be proportional to damages sustained.

The Fifth Movement of Liberation is liberative Social Political Action. Similarly. Rule which are unwise in their rejection of good judgment or reflection. In order for just laws to be enforced. As Saint Thomas Aquinas said. are unjust. Law is to support the common good. In order for just laws to be enacted in the first place. In order for unjust laws to be repealed. Liberative Social and Political Action Liberates! Liberative Social Norming is the Sixth Movement of Liberation. Liberation must support active Social Norming. and rather are based upon hate. and equity. proportionality. social and political action is required. Rules Rules which are Unethical are unjust. Just because a just law is on the books. Liberation requires social and political action. and are unjust. and society must sanction those who oppose Liberatory consciousness and action. home.which are wrong in the face of experience. Rules which lack love as their basis. Liberative social rules must be taught in school and at Society must reward those who engage in Liberatory consciousness and action. are unreasonable and unjust. rules which do not involve reciprocity. which reject a transcendent Metaphysical basis for Reality are unjust. utility. So. Rules which are obtuse or irrational violate substantive due process. social and political action is required. social and political action is required. are unjust. does not necessarily mean that it will be enforced. Thus children are taught not to steal as a moral rule long before they are taught this as a legal rule. are impractical and unjust. . This is the natural societal function.

Liberative Law is the Seventh Movment of Liberation. or near just society. Rawls. is required. only democratic. Insight Lonergan. are required to Liberate and to be Liberated. Just as the Founding Fathers of the American Revolution fought a Revolutionary War of Liberation against King George. non-violent means of social. such as we have in the United States. must also fight. Cognitional Structure. and legal change. Method in Theology Lonergan. Jurisprudence for a New Age Lonergan. especially. and judges. Those responsible for the administration of justice. unjust regimes. so to those who are oppressed in undemocratic. Law and Liberation (substantial use of essay) Fejfar. Law Liberates! Liberative Law Enforcement is the Eight Movement of Liberation. In the case of a democratic. political. legislators. lawyers. Liberate! All eight movements of Liberation are required for a just society to exist. A Theory of Justice in Collection Law Enforcement must . police officers. just. Bibliography Fejfar. Even lay persons are required to stay informed and involved in law enforcement. Both individual as well as societal liberation is required.

B. Now. Fejfar. Imagine this situation. back to our hypothetical. among other things. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. and hold Blackacre as Tenant by the Entirety. five years later. that because of the existence of Race. If one cannot undertake a valid search using the Grantor- Grantee index and verify the chain of title. I must tell you that a “Wild Deed” is a concept found in Real Property Law. Husband dies. Fejfar One might think that a “Wild Deed. Wife dies and no one bothers to probate the estate. Husband and Wife hold a Tenacy by the Entirety in Blackacre. Oliver Attorney.. in order for a title to real property to be valid. In states where there is no Tract Index (most of the East and South in the United States). the Attorney for Husband’s Estate. then this is a defect in the title. also. Recall. Instead. or Race-Notice real property recording statutes.D. J. When I was taught about the “Wild Deed” in law school. The only significant property that Wife owned was her share of Blackacre. I didn’t think that it would ever come up in real life. probates the Will by filing for Letter Testamentary and the Will is recorded by the Registrar of Wills Office with the County. Recall. Husband and Wife are married. Esq..A. but I have a situation in mind where it can. in order to establish a good chain of title. . Notice. that a Tenacy by the Entirety is an estate where.” might have something to do with a youthful indiscretion which took place after a college beer party. leaving Blackacre to his four children by Will.Chapter 54 The Wild Deed and Real Property Law By Anthony J. there must be a valid chain of title.. one half of the interest in the real property in question passes to the surviving spouse by survivorship when the other spouse has died. Then. one must be able to undertake a Grantor-Grantee and a Grantee-Grantor search of the public real estate recording records.

So . The filed Death certificate functions as a Wild Deed. In theory you will find it filed between the original Deed to H and W.” Sally has a title search done. it is found outside the chain of title after H’s will is recorded. Bill is the Grantee and Children of H and W are the Grantor. Instead. is that the Death Certificate showing the transfer by survivorship is not in the chain of title. Bill records the Deed and then in turn tries to sell Blackacre to Sally. listing H and W as the Grantor and H as the Grantee. but it is not there. attorney must use the Grantee-Grantor index and work backwards. This is a serious defect in the title. Without realizing it. and H’s will to his children. Bill and Sally sign a Purchase Agreement which states that Bill will provide Sally with “Marketable Title. Let us say further that the children of Husband convey Blackacre to Bill in fee simple absolute.Oliver Attorney then files the Death Certificate for Wife in the Chain of Title in the Registrar of Deeds Office. let’s see what we find in the search. Oliver Attorney has created a “Wild Deed. Children of H and W are the Grantee and H’s will is the Grantor. but Sally’s attorney runs into a problem.” Let me explain. Here it is. H is the Grantee by survivorship and H and W the Grantor by the Deed The problem however. To start the title search.

From the realist point of view. Fejfar.” Both are very interesting concepts. J. If I try to accomplish something. and intent is irrelevant. For the realist. The realist never praises the idealist who. For a realist.Chapter 55 Timing and Intent By Anthony J.. “Journey into Oness” by Michael Roads. with good intent. intent is everything. nothing at all would be. Esq. results don’t really even matter. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. we see a discussion of the ideas of “intent” and “timing. fails to accomplish his objective. even if I fail.. that is praiseworthy. accomplished. Fejfar In the book. Similarly. For an idealist. An idealist would tell us that even if one accomplished the greatest feat in the world. or was. and Road’s other books. or pragmatist. results are all that count. . intent is pretty much irrelevant. the worst sin is failure to achieve practical results. even if I paint the picture for all the wrong reasons. and have the right intent.D. I still have done the right thing. if I paint a perfect picture. For a realist. for a genuine idealist. if it was done with the wrong intent.

very important. Without intent all is for naught. Roads also discusses timing. Roads argues for the existence of multidimensional reality.For the Critical Realist or Critical Thomist. for example. So too with us. And. what’s more it was not the season for figs for that tree. walking by the fig tree. the . Now. In fact. we fail. it could not produce fruit. Roads discusses the importance of intent. Because the tree had the wrong intent. they notice that the tree was withered and dying. then. producing no fruit. Now. but if the artist really had the right intent. Jesus seems to have been concerned with this idea when considering the story of the fig tree in the Christian Gospels. no matter how hard we try. neither will I be rewarded for painting a perfect picture with bad intent. if we do not have the right intent. really is not perfect. Jesus and his disciples were walking by a fig tree which was barren. It is hard to understand. Jesus curses the fig tree and days later when Jesus and the disciples return. it would appear that intent itself will ensure that an act is brought to fruition. the supposed perfect picture of the artist with bad intent. both intent and results count. So. no matter how much we may appear to succeed. getting back to Michael Roads. although it may appear to be. this story is about intent. then he would have been able to paint a perfect picture. and. Real timing. what’s more. I will not be rewarded for painting a flawed picture with good intent. is thus. has a multidimensional aspect to it. Good intent.

the timing is not right for me to go to graduate school next year because I need to do multidimensional work that would help myself or others. This is where God comes in. Seth points out the our God is a multidimensional God. timing is even more complicated. Perhaps. so that God could do some multidimensional work with Bill. does. knowing when to shoot a jump shot. Our God. for example. can and does shift forward and backward in time in relation to each of us and our multidimensional alternates. then. Seth. that by our choice. of the Jane Roberts books. Although Roads does not discuss God in relation to multidimensional reality very much. knowing when to use the left jab. Food for thought. we Providentially end up doing things that we really weren’t expecting to be doing.idea of timing in playing basketball. or timing in a boxing match. or even caused. or by God’s intervention in our lives. . timing takes on an even more refined aspect. for example can be very important. Perhaps God allowed. Because in multidimensional reality the past can affect the future and the future can affect the past. where Bill’s conscious mind would not cooperate. It is possible. But. “Bill” to get sick.

” This made Tom a multidimensional immortal. Tom was a Spiritual Catholic. Tom went back to school the next fall. Fejfar Tom Phiffer was in 9th Grade at Clark Junior High. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. shift his Soul or Spirit back into his body immediately prior to getting killed.D. Tom spent two days praying and then suddenly his Intuition was activated and he knew what he had to do. . Tom had a problem. This vow also gave Tom meaning.student and enjoyed playing sports. he won. B. Esq. and when he did. Fejfar. and Highschool. Nebraska. he could immediately. Tom was basically a good kid. and multidimensionally. Tom decided to go on a summer spiritual retreat to see if he could solve his problem. and there was a Bully and a gang who was after him. But. in Lancaster. The Holy Spirit told Tom that this would place Tom in the Dao spiritually so that it would be very difficult. correct the situation. if not impossible for anyone to physically attack Tom. First. J.Chapter 56 To the Death and Beyond An Allegory By Anthony J. If Tom was ever killed. Tom took a vow to “Fight for Justice and Social Justice to the Death and Beyond.A.. and with his newly acquired Wisdom. Next.. Tom took a vow of self-defense only non-violence.. Something to fight for. He was an A. He never had to get into a fight for a long time. starting 10th grade. and a vow not to carry a weapon.

a new understanding... the Transcendental Precepts produce probable knowledge. B. is one which is self-correcting. and Fejfar’s Critical Thomism. The Transcendental Precepts do not produce some sort of moral or epistemological absolutism. Jesuit Philosopher.Chapter 57 Transcendental Method and Espistemology By Anthony J. subject to revision. Analytic Mind Spirit. .A. which can be described as: Be Attentive Be Intelligent Be Reasonable Be Responsible Be Loving Interestingly. discusses the Transcendental Precepts. In other words. Wisdom Level of Reflection and Judgment Thus. the first three Transcendental Precepts parallel Lonergan’s Cognitional Structure as well as the levels of Consciousness described by Plato: Be Attentive Be Intelligent Be Reasonable Level of Experience Level of Understanding Body Mind.. it is apparent that the Transcendental Precepts are epistemological. Fejfar.D. fallible. a more wise reflection. Fejfar In his book. Bernard Lonergan. Base Emotions Soul Mind. yielding provisional results which are subject to revision upon the acquisition of new data. Esq. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Method in Theology. J. The epistemology of Lonergan’s Critical Realism.

tasted. all is immanent. let us begin with Transcendental Method and then attempt to deconstruct it as Derrida might try. Experience is the basis for empiricist philosophy and logical positivism.Chapter 58 Transcendental Method and Postmodernism By Anthony J. would argue that one can deconstruct Transcendental Method and find that it is not transcendent at all. nothing can be transcended. we . heard. Judgment and Reflection. moves to Understanding. In fact.. Experience is what is seen.. Fejfar Some academics have argued that the Transcendent does not exist. Esq. Fejfar. Transcendental Method begins with Experience. and then culminates in Reflection and Judgment. Method in Theology. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. on the other hand. has a certain objective quality to it. They argue that all is context. about all we can say in the negative is that Experience is not all there is to knowing. as Bernard Lonergan has in his book. postmodern deconstructionists. it is obvious that Experience. In deconstructing Experience. Experience is defined as that aspect of human knowing which provides the mind with the data of sense experience. Now. smelled. it would seem that one would start by trying to deconstruct Experience. There is also Understanding. if one were attempting to deconstruct Transcendental Method. J. Transcendental Method argues that there are several levels of consciousness. I..D. argue that Transcendental Method survives the postmodern critique. and in fact turns out to be a more adequate postmodern philosophy than that of the French deconstructionists. as such. all is culture. felt. So. B. Now. touched. In deconstructing Experience. which when used together. if one were to argue that Transcendental Method exists. provide a transcendental method of find fallible truth. I am sure.A.

Thus. is a transcendental idea. in the context of Understanding and Reflection and Judgment. homophobic or anti-environment. that scientific inquiry uses “Paradigms” in order to understand reality. The postmodernist might argue. as an idea and an operation does not seem to . following Thomas Kuhn’s work. that many Paradigms seem to be incommensurate with each other. Who? What? Why? When? Where? Etc. survives the postmodern critique. and compares and contrasts ideas and data. Using Transcendental Method. Experience. Thus. In terms of postmodern deconstruction. And. In this sense. one generates theories and hypothesis. Understanding. Transcendental Method is cumulative and self correcting. at the level of Understanding. Experience is not racist. one probably would argue along the lines of hermeneutics. as a general rule. it is not homophobic. if this new Paradigm turned out to be inadequate. it is not antienvironment. for example. Finally. the hermeneutic circle is formed. Logic helps us to see that certain ideas are rational and others are not. that meaning categories act to create reality. and. Structures of Scientific Revolutions. that likes should be treated alike. However. I would search for another Paradigm which was more adequate. racist. Now. let us move to the level of Understanding. In attempting to deconstruct Understanding.can simply say that Experience by itself is inadequate because Experience can be fooled by sensory illusions such as the appearance of a straight stick looking crooked when placed in a glass tank of water. as Gadamer points out. I would simply argue that I would search for a New Paradigm which reconciles the Old Paradigms. One also categorizes the data of Experience. it is not sexist. At the level of Understanding. one asks all the pertinent questions. Not much more can be said. not just describe it. it seems difficult to argue that Understanding is sexist. the idea of logical constistency. there are some ideas or concepts which have a transcend function which help us to improve our understanding over what we had before.

we have contemporary Quantum Physics to explain to us how Intuition seems to work. in terms of the postmodern critique. Judgment and Reflection is the cognitive function or operation which takes Understanding and then evalutates it on a higher level. outside of space-time. As Bergson puts it. In terms of the postmosdern critique. or antienironment. Awakening Intuition. then. Derrida’s postmodernism is flawed. Derrida’s deconstruction does not survive Critical Thomist or Critical Realist postmodern critique. he or she lacks the integration of Intuition with analytic understanding. Derrida has no basis for reconstructing reality. Judgment and Reflection are Alinear Intuitive functions which act to transcend mere Understanding. however. there is the level of Judgment and Reflection. . survives the postmodern critique. There are hundred of studies which have scientifically proven the existence of Intution. Finally. I suppose that one might argue that Intution is irrational and false consciousness. it difficult to see how Intuition is racist. Intuition is what transforms mere analytic rationality into intellectual reason. This. sexist. Understanding. The tradesman analyist is not an intellectual. So. homophobic. especially taken in the context of the higher function of Judgment and Reflection. is a Quantum Ability. but instead seems to transcend culture. All Derrida can do is deconstruct. non-locally. at the same time. I have argued that Intuition. finding the most adequate Understanding available. it appears that Transcendental Method survives the postmodern critique. As Frances Vaughn points out in her work. flies in the face of human experience and scientific fact. where the mind interfaces with the Quantum Field. culturally biased. While. then. Intuition provides an Intellectual Sympathy which enables us to know reality more adequately. at least in part. it would appear that anyone can develop Intution through a sustained use of Meditation. Finally.

it is generally understood that God the Father is the Highest or Ultimate Authority as being Supremely Good. The Executive Branch. I would argue that the American Constitution. Being. and Substance. Logos. and God the Holy Spirit (Substance). Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Now. Fejfar. In my judgment. wrongly. with a Tripartite System of Government..e. and the Legislative Branch. The Holy Trinity is composed of Three Persons.A. God the Son (Logos). The Judicial Branch..D. that Constitutional Democracy was not part of God’s Plan for humanity. that is with three branches of government. Each Person of the Trinity is the Personal manifestation of the Objective Metaphysical Quiddity to which it is paired. parallel the Trinity: Executive Branch Judicial Branch Legislative Branch God the Father (Ultimate Authority) God the Son (Jesus Christ as Judge) God the Holy Spirit (Holy Spirit inspiring people from the bottom up) Now. J. I argue that with each Person of the Trinity there is an accompanying Metaphysical Quiddity. the President of the United States is seen as being the Highest Civil . In fact.. Similarly.. is based upon the Holy Trinity Itself. B. Fejfar Some fundamentalist Christians seem to think. if we reflect. it is apparent that the three branches of government. this is wrong. Esq. i.Chapter 59 Trinitarian Democracy By Anthony J. God the Father (Being).

and in the stable mode. from the “ground up. The Holy Spirit is thought to work best. the American people share the same role as the “People of America. Jesus is considered to be Logos or Reason. opposing movements of the Spirit that are not consistent with Reason.Authority having the most personal power to get things done. it is also generally understood the Jesus Christ. and God the Holy Spirit seems to work from the bottom up. Perhaps. Jesus Christ. The rather interesting thought. the Court also has the power to declare executive actions and legislative enactments. unconstitutional.” The American People. that it just may be that while the Holy Trinity is a Unity of Substance (Nicea). That is why we elect them. has the responsibility of inspiring humanity to be its best. While in religious terms Christians can be thought of as the “People of God. In fact. in the creative mode Creative Form. Thus. it is also generally understood that the Holy Spirit.” authoring popular movements of the Spirit in society. The Son of God. is the mediating aspect of the Trinity. we like to think of our presidents as being Good not evil. While God the Father is often thought of as enforcing the status quo. the Holy Spirit. to bring about a better society. and opposing The . as revolutionary. This is consistent with the idea that the Role of Jesus in the Trinity is equal to that of the God the Father. The Legislative Branch is thought to be the most responsive to the current desires of the American People. Substantial Form.” in governmental terms. God the Father seems to work from the top down. is seen as having the right to judge persons under law. God the Father may have a different political agenda than God the Holy Spirit. is. Now. then. or Substance. Similarly. as Loving Truth. a panel of Judges. has the responsibility of Judging humanity. has Power equal to that of God the Father and God the Son. the United States Supreme Court. Ideally. Now. the Holy Spirit is thought of as inspiring revolutions of the Spirit. as the second Person of the Trinity.

. rather than Aristotle.Will of God the Father if it is not consistent with Reason. the Trinity is a dynamic unity in harmony which is more like the Greek Philosopher Hericlitus would have it. Perhaps.

Chapter 60

Truth, Relativism, and Evil By Anthony J. Fejfar, J.D., Esq., Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Fejfar

When I grew up, as a kid, it was generally understood that truth was good. It was generally good to tell the truth and not to lie. At a certain point, It was the middle of the Vietnam War and suddenly a

however, this began to change.

lot of people had a hard time finding the truth about Vietnam. We saw new reports, we saw government statements and we saw teenagers go off to war, many of whom never came back. Next, we began to see stories in the news at school about Northern Ireland. We were told that the war was a religious war and that basically both the Catholics and the Protestants were wrong. Northern Ireland was a scandal to the Christian Church. So, with all of this the teaching authority of both civil society and the church began to crumble. Soon, we began being taught relativism at school. And, relativism ended up being extreme relativism, that is, the idea that everything is relative. Only relative truth existed, and relative truth was really no truth at all. Very soon it became apparent that

an person arguing for truth or objectivity was considered to be evil. While relativism did not recognize the good, it did recognize evil, which was moral absolutism, absolute truth, etc. From a classical point of view then, it had gotten to the point that good was

evil and evil was good, a sure recipe for disaster. Now, absolute truth might exist, but I am not arguing for absolute truth. In fact, I like some aspects of relativism: a respect for minority positions and dissent and a willingness to revise one’s judgments about the truth when new evidence or a new understanding of the evidence is available. As a Critical Thomist, then, I argue for moderate relativism and moderate truth rather than extreme relativism or absolute truth. With moderate relativism there

is always room for reasonable argumentation, for two side of the story, for the adversarial system of justice, for constitutional democracy. Extreme relativism, in the

end, just leads us back to a naïve sort of authoritarian fundamentalism which is based upon an inauthentic adherence to some authority figure. In Amenrica, Military Officers swear to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America, they do not swear a loyalty oath to a president or dictator. So, I argue that the best truth we can get is 99.999999999999% true. This is as good as it gets. Any truth statement made can always be subject to reasonable critique and revision. While some of us might wish for absolute truth, it is very hard to come by, and is often presented in a manipulative way. We are better off having a

society and a school system which is based upon moderate truth.

While some might

say that absolute truth is evil, I would say also that extreme relativism is evil, albeit, relatively evil.

the photon.. String Theory argued that the ultimate nature of reality is composed of “strings” which mask themselves as subatomic particles. the positron. The problem was.D. Thus. Interestingly. . Thus. While the search for Unified Quantum Field Theory was still well under way. the search began for Unified Quantum Field Theory. some scientists decided to take another approach. About the time that subatomic particles started being talked about. these scientists could not account for a Unitary nature of Reality anymore. J. B. After awhile. though. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.A. This new approach to reality was called String Theory. Esq.Chapter 61 Unified Quantum Field Theory By Anthony J.. the Quanta. atoms. It was thought that if Unified Quantum Field Theory was found. and finally. This idea was that the ultimate nature of reality was characterized by inanimate. some scientists and philosophers started wondering if in fact the Atom itself was composed of even smaller particles which they called subatomic particles. material. the quark.. Because of this we developed to some extent what can be described as an Atomistic World View. not just a probabilistic nature manifesting multidimensionally. Fejfar. this would once again argue that there is a unitary nature to reality itself. the ultimate nature of reality is the chameleon string. scientific experiments started “proving” the existence of such subatomic particles as the electron. Einstein developed Relativity Theory and other scientists developed Quantum Theory. Soon. Fejfar The “modern” view of reality which prevailed in the West for quite some time was that we lived in a materialistic world and universe where the building block of reality is and was the Atom.

is a chameleon particle. on the other hand. . I argue that the transpersonal meaning reality of Western culture was so strong that the Quanta particles all masked themselves as Atoms. the answer which I came up with. I argue that the Quanta subatomic particle. that Atomism was merely a mistaken theory. Cause. and Accident. of sorts. I. it can also display as an electron. a quark. there is a Unitary Quantum Field. Thus. even prior to reading about string theory. how to reconcile string theory with Quantum Theory? Well. have a more subtle argument to be made. a positron. Perhaps in the ancient world where everyone believed in Form. This also accounts for the idea that medieval and ancient classical physics or metaphysics was. how is all of this reconciled with the old Atomistic theory? Most scientists would argue. etc. While the Quanta can certainly display itself as a Quanta. is this: The ultimate building block of the universe is the Quanta subatomic particle. without any subatomic particles at all. Now. Food for thought.however. there really were no atoms. as still could be valid. The Quanta masks itself as other subatomic particles by reason of meaning and/or natural law. I suspect. like string theory. and Unitary Quantum Field Theory exists as science. The Quantum Field and individual Quanta Particles simply played the parts necessary for ancient and medieval metaphysics to work.

Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. this would once again argue that there is a unitary nature to reality itself. Because of this we developed to some extent what can be described as an Atomistic World View. scientific experiments started “proving” the existence of such subatomic particles as the electron.A. the quark. the Quanta. The problem was. String Theory argued that the ultimate nature of reality is composed of “strings” which mask themselves as subatomic particles. B. It was thought that if Unified Quantum Field Theory was found. After awhile. Soon. some scientists and philosophers started wondering if in fact the Atom itself was composed of even smaller particles which they called subatomic particles. the positron. these scientists could not account for a Unitary nature of Reality anymore. Thus. the search began for Unified Quantum Field Theory.. the ultimate nature of reality is the chameleon string. though. Fejfar The “modern” view of reality which prevailed in the West for quite some time was that we lived in a materialistic world and universe where the building block of reality is and was the Atom. Fejfar.. J. .D. About the time that subatomic particles started being talked about.. Esq. some scientists decided to take another approach. Interestingly. This idea was that the ultimate nature of reality was characterized by inanimate. atoms. Thus. not just a probabilistic nature manifesting multidimensionally. While the search for Unified Quantum Field Theory was still well under way. the photon. This new approach to reality was called String Theory.Chapter 62 Unified Quantum Field Theory and Being By Anthony J. material. Einstein developed Relativity Theory and other scientists developed Quantum Theory. and finally.

the question at this point is how can Quantum Physics be reconciled with Classical Metaphysics which utilizes the concept of Being as being the foundation for Reality? Well. a quark. and Unitary Quantum Field Theory exists as science. is a chameleon particle. which is my position. I argue that the Quanta subatomic particle. or thing. simultaneously. one might argue that the Quantum Field manifests Being. Every rock has a spirit as does every blade of grass. The Quanta masks itself as other subatomic particles by reason of meaning and/or natural law. what then is the nature of Being? Well. it is apparent that Beinga Streams or Relational Meaning Streams parallel the notion of Quantum Particles and Strings. if have referred to Beinga Streams as. in Classical terms Being is Form of Form. a positron. One might argue that Being manifests the Quantum Field. etc Now. Thus. Previously. But what is Being made of? Being is composed of Beinga Streams which take the function of Quanta Particles or Strings.however. Thus. It should be noted that Being as the Building Block of Reality is supported by the science of indigenous cultures. even prior to reading about string theory. like string theory. how to reconcile string theory with Quantum Theory? Well. or on the other hand. While the Quanta can certainly display itself as a Quanta. although it stands on its own two feet independently of Quantum Physics. asserting that there is a spirit for every person. the answer which I came up with. In Western indigenous . it can also display as an electron. there is a Unitary Quantum Field. Now. Beinga Streams are Relational Meaning Streams. Relational Meaning Streams. is in fact an analogous concept. is this: The ultimate building block of the universe is the Quanta subatomic particle. my argument is that the concept of being. animal. Or perhaps there is a dialectical relationship in the Dao where Being manifests the Quantum Field and the Quantum Field manifests Being. Indigenous cultures are typically animistic. or an Unrestricted Act of Understanding. In fact this is a good definition of Beinga Streams.

Quanta Particles. Moderate relativism means that the best form of government is a Constitutional Democracy which supports individual rights at law. Moderate relativism supports the adversary system of justice and opposes the inquisition. I argue that Beinga Streams. Moderate relativism means that we must follow the Transcendental Precepts of Be Attentive.culture these spirits were referred to as Elemental Spirits. Moderate relativism means that there can be two sides to an argument. and Strings. be Loving. the notion of Beinga Streams. and Elemental Spirits. . Be Reasonable. Moderate relativism means that it is possible that reasonable people can differ in their assessment of a problem. Strings. In fact. or Relational Meaning Streams. and an Equitable interpretation of law. Be Responsible. and subject to revision. Finally. and must take logical arguments seriously. Moderate relativism means that we can have probabilistic knowledge of reality which is fallible. all support the idea of Moderate Relativism as the nature of knowledge and reality. Quanta Particles. Moderate relativism means that we still have logic and reason. are all analogous to Elemental Spirits and in fact perform the same function in their respective cosmologies. you might ask what are the political implications of the foregoing. Be Intelligent.

that psychosis is defined as that which is out of touch with reality. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. wrongly.. Esq. that an infinite regress is irrational. let us consider the notion of God. that which is based upon the idea that atoms are the ultimate reality of the universe. If I roll a ball into another ball. . show us that causality exists. Finally. But. we must assume that there is a rational First Cause. I. Let us start by looking at the basic reality premises of atheistic materialism. it is apparent that for every effect. if this is true. then this leads to an infinite regress of causes which either suggests the existence of God in reality. think that atheistic materialism is a normative position to take. Fejfar Some people. Recall.. atheistic materialism asserts that the ultimate nature of reality is that which is material.A. Second. on the other hand. The argument is that our sense experience and rigorous inferences therefrom.D. First. which is itself an Uncaused Cause. or put another way. J. atheistic materialism denies the existence of God. Fejfar.Chapter 63 Why Athiestic Materialism is Psychotic By Anthony J. atheistic materialism asserts that Logical Positivism is a normative philosophy of knowledge or epistemology. Thomas Aquinas has presented a proof that God in fact exists. Since the idea of an infinite regress of causes is irrational. there must have been a prior cause. Once we understand that causality exists.. is psychotic. The argument is the God is the First Cause which is an Uncaused Cause. B. First. then I am the efficient cause of that movement and that collision. but instead. or alternatively. argue that atheistic materialism is not normative.

Because the water bends light in a particular . However. Thus. and that one subatomic particle is the Quantum Particle. then there is no basis for logical positivism. sense impression. my sight sense impression has given me two completely contradictory views of reality. outside of spacetime. sense experience is not universally reliable in disclosing reality. atheistic materialism asserts that logical positivism is a normative epistemology or philosophy of knowledge.The second position of atheistic materialism. is that the ultimate nature of reality is material atomism. However. In fact. this assumes that sense experience is universally reliable in disclosing reality. Finally. Science is full of “anomalies” which cannot be explained by sense experience alone. If sense experience is not universally reliable. it is apparent that the crooked dowel appears to be crooked because of an optical illusion created by the water which acts like a prism. In fact. one with crooked dowel. which participates in the Quantum Field. So. If we transcend mere sense experience. For example. and place it in a glass walled tank of water. if I take a straight wooden dowel (stick) and look down the barrel of the stick my sense of sight shows the stick to be straight. if I take that same wooden dowel. Logical positivism asserts that we know reality best through immediate sense experience and rigorous logical inferences based upon that sense experience. the dowel appears to be crooked to my sight. one with straight dowel. and look at the dowel through the side of the tank. In fact logical positivism has been totally discredited. Logical positivism is at a loss to explain how this could be. contemporary science has proven that subatomic particles exist. and proceed to the levels of understanding and judgment/reflection. it is clear that atheistic materialism is wrong in asserting that the real nature of reality is atomistic materialism.

and. the dowel appears to crooked. logical positivism is rejected as a false philosophy in favor of Lonerganian Critical Realism.way. Thus. on all three counts discussed earlier. in summing up. . is psychotic. even though it is really straight. Thus. it can be seen that atheistic materialism is a false philosophy. from that point of view. or Fejfar’s Critical Thomism.

J. I have taken this position bccause Critical Thomism can. Esq. After thinking it through. not verbal orders of some sort.. While my Critical Thomist philosophy can be described as a Neo-thomist philosophy. While Critical Thomism can decontruct. understanding. What we know. it was quite popular. and intuitive judgment and reflection.D. it can also then reconstruct in a way which is non-materially foundationalist. just as much as does the postmodernism of Derrida and Foucault. While there is a certain foundationalism to Critical Thomism. This is because Neo-thomism sort of fell off the map around 1960. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. I think that it is fair to describe Critical Thomism as a postmodern philosophy. they are more like guides or signposts. we know on the basis of experience. many do not find this category helpful. which can be revised and reformulated based . not with absolute certainty. While the Platonic Forms exist for the Critical Thomist. at least in some circles. today. What we know. Fejfar.Chapter 64 Why Critical Thomism is a Postmodern Philosophy By Anthony J. and does engage in critical deconstruction. Before that. Critical Thomism is a fallible philosophy in many respects. rather than a modernist one. we know probabilistically. Fejfar When you are in academia. Similarly. people expect you to have your philosophy to be either modernist or postmodernist. people expect you to fit your academic positions into consensually acceptable analytic categories.. No. it is not one which can be used deontologically.

Substance. on the other hand. better understanding.upon new experience. Logos. it clear that Critical Thomism is not modernist. Critical Thomism. the existence and action of the Quantum Field. and intuitive judgment and reflection. recognizes. and Form. in the first instance. in its typical form is and was based upon scientific or atheistic materialism. Being. Metaphysics grounds and guides Critical Thomism in the same way that modern atheistic. materialist. Modernism. Additionally. . science guided and grounded modernism.

Saint Nicholas. It is said that many saints can levitate or teleport or maybe even multilocate. or Santa Claus is present to us in our prayers and thoughts. I am putting forth the proposition that Santa Claus really exists and is the Spirit of Christmas. Additionally. He is real as much as any other Saint was real. I would like to argue for the Spiritual presence of Santa Claus at Christmas. we find the time to put up the Christmas tree and find presents for our loved ones. actually lived in asia minor and is a canonized saint. we know that Saint Nicholas. do not shed their Astral Bodies. bringing presents to children on Christmas.. Santa Claus too. J. The Christmas Spirit is amazing. I argue that this is a mistake. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. In the magical lore. but instead maintain their Astral Body after life. It is said that one who has an Astral Body can materialize on Earth. historically.Chapter 65 Why Santa Claus Really Exists By Anthony J. in the person of Santa Claus give us the Christmas Spirit. Esq. Perhaps. I suspect that we would not be giving each other gifts at Christmas time. Apparently. has these gifts so that he actually does bring Christmas presents to some in a very short period of time on Earth. among other things. also know to us as Santa Claus. B. Fejfar. Without this Spirit. As a Saint.A. Saint Nicholas died at some point. I argue that the Holy Spirit. the North Pole exists on the Astral Plane. In spite of the cold weather that many of us endure at Christmas time. it is said that some persons who die.. an Santa Claus can come to us in his Astral Body. perhaps. In spite of low income for some .. Fejfar Some people stop believing in Santa Claus around age 11. So. Now.D. and of course passed over to the other side. Nicholas was known for.

As God give us gifts. so we too give gifts to each other. Gifts at Christmas remind us of God’s generosity to us. . I suspect that only Satanic parents refuse to give their children Christmas gifts if it is a Catholic household. This is the true meaning of Christmas. the Christ Child. God’s greatest gift to us at Christmas. is the gift of his Son. And of course.households.

The Catholic Christian tradition has taught the importance of Wisdom throughout its history. B. using philosophical intuition is able to find the knowledge that “falls between the cracks” of linear rationality. In more direct terms.. or rationality.Chapter 66 Why Wisdom is not Satanism By Anthony J. we can see that Wisdom and Satanism are not the same and in fact are in many ways opposites. Satanism is ordered toward evil. Wisdom is the enemy of Satanism. The Book of Wisdom. Satanism is based upon destroying the weak. If indeed the irrational is evil (with the exception of love). then Wisdom is not evil in this sense because Wisdom is arational not irrational. . is very linear in nature and as Bergson points out. In fact. Fejfar Some protestants seem to think that Wisdom is Satanic. J. Reason. This is absolutely not true. an entire book of the Bible. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. Satanism is based upon hatred.D. as some say. is all about Wisdom. Fejfar.A. misses many of the most important nuances about life and reality.. Esq. Alinear Wisdom..

Whether they realize it or not. .Wisdom. for some the following point may be difficult. and they teach that as long as one’s primary goal is the Good. Wisdom allows all three of the following: 1. the Jesuits teach Wisdom. Typically. that one can use evil instrumentally. Satanism is a stupid move for those with small minds. Wisdom is based upon love not hatred. 3. with the possible exception of Satan. Although Wisdom is ordered toward the Good in the first instance. Finally. but I found the foregoing to be taught to me. Satanists are hopelessly naïve in this regard. Evil is used to promote the Good.” as part of my Jesuit education. is ordered towards the Good. himself. and ultimately Satanism self-destructs. Satan always breaches his contracts. Wisdom looks after the weak trying to help them. The good is used to promote the Good. and this is a very bad deal. it is absolutely true that evil is simply as deficiency in the Good. I would like to point out that Satanism is a bad deal. Also. 2. Now. not destroy them. Now. Ultimately. it is difficult to find the foregoing list in any philosophical source. one must sell one’s soul to Satan to get anywhere with Satanism. evil selfdestructs. “in between the lines. on the other hand. Evil is used to combat Evil.

welfare in many states is so minimal that there is almost no point to having it at all. I am in favor of the social welfare net which prevents people from ending up out in the street or a homeless shelter if they lose their jobs. Finally. The idea is that poor people should be forced to commit suicide or be murdered so that they are not a drag on the economy. Here. Fejfar.. that person should be required to do volunteer work or go to school full time while on welfare. in Pennsylvania. Esq.D. One argument against welfare is basically Satanic.Chapter 67 Workfare By Anthony J. I respond by asserting that unless a person has a disability. rather than working. B. it is argued that if welfare pays enough for a person to have a decent life. J..A. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. some people will be freeloaders and choose welfare. when rent for a single bedroom apartment is $550 a month and groceries are $400 per month. Another argument against adequate welfare is that if we paid enough for welfare this would exceed what a person would get working a full time job at minimum wage. Fejfar As a proponent of the Great Society. Currently. I have been told that welfare for a single person pays only $600 per month. This approach is totally unethical and absurd. This workfare solution is economically efficient and prevents lazy people from getting a free handout. I respond that minimum wage must be increased so that it pays enough or more than enough for a single person to live a normal life in a one bedroom apartment.. . For example.

Zen is action. which is a Ying/Yang. In the Dao time flows. Zen is very direct. I argue that is impossible to live a good life if it is spent entirely in the Dao. In living life. the end of Zen is Being.A. one never seeks reality. Fejfar.. if you are not in the flow of the Dao. the good life is found I disagree. one lets reality come to you. When in the Dao an hour may seem like 5 minutes. So. as I have argued elsewhere. Time is alinear not linear. In fact. on the other hand. on the one hand. Zen Satori. and then go back into the flow of the Dao. all is passive. Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J. J. and you are not being Daoist. to get things done. It is impossible to be direct in the Dao. In fact. one can only flow with the Dao. and shifts to the Zen of action. In fact in some ways Daoism and Zen are opposites. When in the Dao reality is aunitary. When one is in a Zen mode of consciousness. B. goes with the flow for as long as practicable. and then switch to the Zen of direct action. to act. of complementary opposites. Time is experienced consciously as a flow. is Insight drawn from Intuition. it does not pass. go with the flow until nothing is happening. you are not the Dao. In the Dao. one has found the Dao. When one finds the balancing point between Ying and Yang. Esq. Being is a relatively unitary metaphysical quiddity.Chapter 68 Zen and Daoism: Action and Inaction By Anthony J. Whether explicitly stated or not. where one begins in the Dao. Fejfar Some argue that Daoism and Zen are basically the same spirituality or philosophy. on the other hand is a very “go with the flow” spirituality. Daoism.D.. The end of Daoism is the Dao. or entirely in the linear Being of Zen. one is very direct. and one wants to move. . rearrange the apple cart through a direct action..

Of course in doing this one should as much as possible participate in creative non-violence which allows for self-defense. THE END . but not wonton violent aggression.letting the Dao take over and do the work effortlessly.

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